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The Vertebrate Trait Ontology (VT) is being developed as a collaborative effort between the Rat Genome Database at the Medical College of Wisconsin (RGD,, Mouse Genome Informatics at the Jackson Laboratory ( and the Animal QTL database at Iowa State University ( For more information about this vocabulary, or to request additions or changes, please contact us (

Term:sensation behavior trait
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Accession:VT:0002067 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic related to actions or reactions of an organism in response to a sensory stimulus; a sensory stimulus is any change in the external environment that is perceived and processed by any of the faculties by which outside stimuli are perceived.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Anxrr23 Anxiety related response QTL 23 IDA RGD PMID:11932246 RGD:625384 NCBI chr15:40,631,268...46,187,442 JBrowse link

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  vertebrate trait 2385
    organism trait 936
      behavior trait 177
        sensation behavior trait 1
          behavioral response to thermal stimulus trait 0
          reflex trait + 1
          tactile sensory behavior trait 0
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