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Term:nervous/sensory system trait
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Definition:Any measurable or observable characteristic of the system responsible for receiving and processing information about an organism's environment and controlling behavior.

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brain electrophysiology trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Swd1 Spike wave discharge measurement QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15270755 RGD:1302436 NCBI chr 9:107,198,926...110,038,814 JBrowse link
Q Swd2 Spike wave discharge measurement QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:15270755 RGD:1302436 NCBI chr 5:157,319,671...171,194,163 JBrowse link
Q Swd3 Spike wave discharge measurement QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:15030491 RGD:1553898 NCBI chr 4:57,101,077...92,990,863 JBrowse link
Q Swd4 Spike wave discharge measurement QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:15030491 RGD:1553898 NCBI chr 7:96,630,946...141,630,946 JBrowse link
Q Swd5 Spike wave discharge measurement QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:15030491 RGD:1553898 NCBI chr 8:17,666,555...62,666,555 JBrowse link
Q Swd6 Spike wave discharge measurement QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:23903052 RGD:7794751 NCBI chr 2:38,990,848...49,401,197 JBrowse link
Q Swd7 Spike wave discharge measurement QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:23903052 RGD:7794751 NCBI chr 2:147,582,596...153,667,782 JBrowse link
brain integrity trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Toxo1 Toxoplasma gondii resistance QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:16407112 RGD:1578521 NCBI chr10:54,057,616...61,300,905 JBrowse link
Q Vie1 Viral induced encephalitis QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:22761571 RGD:7240516 NCBI chr 4:31,825,560...83,531,021 JBrowse link
Q Vie2 Viral induced encephalitis QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:22761571 RGD:7240516 NCBI chr 3:153,412,455...177,699,992 JBrowse link
Q Vie3 Viral induced encephalitis QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:22761571 RGD:7240516 NCBI chr 6:101,207,574...147,991,367 JBrowse link
Q Vie4 Viral induced encephalitis QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:22761571 RGD:7240516 NCBI chr 4:61,708,341...83,531,021 JBrowse link
Q Vie5 Viral induced encephalitis QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:22761571 RGD:7240516 NCBI chr 4:31,825,560...83,531,021 JBrowse link
brain ventricle morphology trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Bvd1 Brain ventricular dilatation QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15473982 RGD:1302890 NCBI chr 9:81,411,073...119,983,851 JBrowse link
Q Bvd2 Brain ventricular dilatation QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:15473982 RGD:1302890 NCBI chr10:96,520,816...110,992,275 JBrowse link
Q Bvd3 Brain ventricular dilatation QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:15473982 RGD:1302890 NCBI chr11:72,720,029...86,994,795 JBrowse link
Q Bvd4 Brain ventricular dilatation QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:15473982 RGD:1302890 NCBI chr17:56,224,296...86,731,080 JBrowse link
Q Bvd5 Brain ventricular dilatation QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:15473982 RGD:1302890 NCBI chr17:33,303,627...85,321,557 JBrowse link
Q Bvd6 Brain ventricular dilatation QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:11178739 RGD:68693 NCBI chr11:69,342,319...86,312,439 JBrowse link
cerebrum integrity trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Bp49 Blood pressure QTL 49 IDA RGD PMID:9241273 RGD:61056 NCBI chr 5:61,612,600...102,331,727 JBrowse link
Q Strs1 Sensitivity to stroke QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:8696337 RGD:61093 NCBI chr 1:133,946,489...178,946,489 JBrowse link
Q Strs2 Sensitivity to stroke QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:8696337 RGD:61093 NCBI chr 5:142,309,061...173,707,219 JBrowse link
Q Strs3 Sensitivity to stroke QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:8696337 RGD:61093 NCBI chr 4:39,208,222...84,208,222 JBrowse link
Q Strs4 Sensitivity to stroke QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:23690346 RGD:7411685 NCBI chr 1:79,689,548...124,689,548 JBrowse link
Q Strs5 Sensitivity to stroke QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:23690346 RGD:7411685 NCBI chr18:51,609,032...67,502,266 JBrowse link
Q Strs6 Sensitivity to stroke QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:23690346 RGD:7411685 NCBI chr 5:140,387,005...143,846,157 JBrowse link
Q Strs7 Sensitivity to stroke QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:23690346 RGD:7411685 NCBI chr15:42,757,241...56,027,084 JBrowse link
enteric ganglion morphology trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Gdil1 Gastrointestinal dilation QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:21915282 RGD:6480217 NCBI chr 2:58,344,100...75,687,607 JBrowse link
Q Gdil2 Gastrointestinal dilation QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:25790447 RGD:10402048 NCBI chr 2:23,280,647...75,687,607 JBrowse link
mechanical nociception trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Pain1 Pain QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:17560719 RGD:1643003 NCBI chr 2:26,267,995...48,676,716 JBrowse link
Q Pain2 Pain QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:17560719 RGD:1643003 NCBI chr 7:12,328,467...106,995,532 JBrowse link
nervous system integrity trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Eae1 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:10640775 RGD:61031 NCBI chr20:4,039,113...5,875,448 JBrowse link
Q Eae10 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 10 IDA RGD PMID:10640775 RGD:61031 NCBI chr14:19,191,664...19,909,740 JBrowse link
Q Eae11 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 11 IDA RGD PMID:10640775 RGD:61031 NCBI chr 4:33,637,803...37,685,319 JBrowse link
Q Eae12 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 12 IDA RGD PMID:10545597 RGD:69695 NCBI chr10:95,508,221...104,329,177 JBrowse link
Q Eae13 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 13 IDA RGD PMID:10545597 RGD:69695 NCBI chr12:27,190,240...42,196,641 JBrowse link
Q Eae14 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 14 IDA RGD PMID:10545597 RGD:69695 NCBI chr13:28,584,452...73,584,452 JBrowse link
Q Eae15 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 15 IDA RGD PMID:10545597 RGD:69695 NCBI chr18:79,948,616...80,696,375 JBrowse link
Q Eae16 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 16 IDA RGD PMID:12517974 RGD:629629 NCBI chr 8:9,531,047...119,211,942 JBrowse link
Q Eae17 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 17 IDA RGD PMID:12517974 RGD:629629 NCBI chr13:12,193,394...108,478,121 JBrowse link
Q Eae18 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 18 IDA RGD PMID:11486278 RGD:1302800 NCBI chr10:67,988,218...110,992,091 JBrowse link
Q Eae18a Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 18a IDA RGD PMID:15240732 RGD:1302437 NCBI chr10:55,678,976...60,404,791 JBrowse link
Q Eae18b Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 18b IDA RGD PMID:15240732 RGD:1302437 NCBI chr10:64,550,912...70,202,084 JBrowse link
Q Eae19 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 19 IDA RGD PMID:15716504 RGD:1549617 NCBI chr15:83,947,714...98,027,710 JBrowse link
Q Eae2 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:9973459 RGD:69694 NCBI chr 4:18,222,187...37,685,319 JBrowse link
Q Eae20 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 20 IDA RGD PMID:15634914 RGD:1547849 NCBI chr 4:152,482,121...158,564,471 JBrowse link
Q Eae22 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 22 IDA RGD PMID:15634914 RGD:1547849
Q Eae23 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 23 IDA RGD PMID:16624898 RGD:2293859 NCBI chr10:57,180,653...63,976,874 JBrowse link
Q Eae24 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 24 IDA RGD PMID:19675581 RGD:2317591 NCBI chr 4:65,987,814...73,372,824 JBrowse link
Q Eae25 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 25 IDA RGD PMID:19675581 RGD:2317591 NCBI chr 4:79,559,380...84,053,053 JBrowse link
Q Eae26 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 26 IDA RGD PMID:19675581 RGD:2317591 NCBI chr 4:89,777,552...99,067,150 JBrowse link
Q Eae27 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 27 IDA RGD PMID:19675581 RGD:2317591 NCBI chr 4:99,066,972...110,635,449 JBrowse link
Q Eae29 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 29 IDA RGD PMID:21041731 RGD:4888518 NCBI chr 1:5,655,772...85,706,974 JBrowse link
Q Eae3 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:9973459 RGD:69694 NCBI chr10:27,237,530...64,648,311 JBrowse link
Q Eae30 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 30 IDA RGD PMID:20072140 RGD:6892695 NCBI chr 1:130,458,716...135,612,014 JBrowse link
Q Eae31 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 31 IDA RGD PMID:20072140 RGD:6892695 NCBI chr 1:193,968,438...205,603,226 JBrowse link
Q Eae32 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 32 IDA RGD PMID:12517974 RGD:629629 NCBI chr17:27,690,959...38,110,914 JBrowse link
Q Eae33 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 33 IDA RGD PMID:12517974 RGD:629629 NCBI chr17:53,475,180...90,690,466 JBrowse link
Q Eae4 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:10072499 RGD:69712 NCBI chr 9:1...29,467,098 JBrowse link
Q Eae5 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:10640775 RGD:61031 NCBI chr12:22,650,702...52,716,770 JBrowse link
Q Eae8 Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL 8 IDA RGD PMID:10640775 RGD:61031 NCBI chr19:24,457,627...37,140,233 JBrowse link
Q Eaex Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL x IDA RGD PMID:10640775 RGD:61031 NCBI chr 5:56,902,367...101,902,367 JBrowse link
Q Eaey Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL y IDA RGD PMID:10640775 RGD:61031 NCBI chr18:48,519,299...62,570,427 JBrowse link
Q Eaez Experimental allergic encephalomyelitis QTL z IDA RGD PMID:10640775 RGD:61031 NCBI chr18:12,597,179...15,099,007 JBrowse link
Q Ean1 Experimental allergic neuritis QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15342198 RGD:2306736
Q Ean2 Experimental allergic neuritis QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:19299744 RGD:2306769 NCBI chr 4:84,475,257...97,479,149 JBrowse link
Q Ean3 Experimental allergic neuritis QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:19299744 RGD:2306769 NCBI chr10:55,678,976...69,385,767 JBrowse link
Q Ean4 Experimental allergic neuritis QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:19299744 RGD:2306769 NCBI chr10:86,977,861...97,308,569 JBrowse link
Q Ean5 Experimental allergic neuritis QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:19299744 RGD:2306769 NCBI chr10:75,045,391...97,308,358 JBrowse link
Q Ean6 Experimental allergic neuritis QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:19299744 RGD:2306769 NCBI chr12:22,650,702...27,190,240 JBrowse link
Q Neudeg1 Neurodegradation QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:14586010 RGD:1358788 NCBI chr 8:32,888,352...101,374,135 JBrowse link
Q Neudeg2 Neurodegradation QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:14586010 RGD:1358788 NCBI chr 5:24,956,212...44,747,071 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf1 Neuroinflammation QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:14586010 RGD:1358788 NCBI chr 5:161,084,664...173,707,219 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf10 Neuroinflammation QTL 10 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr11:32,155,520...82,443,118 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf11 Neuroinflammation QTL 11 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr 3:10,119,318...79,772,001 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf12 Neuroinflammation QTL 12 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr15:1...62,301,382 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf2 Neuroinflammation QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:14586010 RGD:1358788 NCBI chr10:6,229,289...6,429,075 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf3 Neuroinflammation QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:14586010 RGD:1358788 NCBI chr10:2,847,625...5,460,218 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf4 Neuroinflammation QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr 1:1...28,468,970 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf5 Neuroinflammation QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr 7:12,328,467...67,193,263 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf6 Neuroinflammation QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr 7:1...34,147,172 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf7 Neuroinflammation QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr10:75,544,754...112,626,471 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf8 Neuroinflammation QTL 8 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr 1:58,354,072...161,711,996 JBrowse link
Q Neuinf9 Neuroinflammation QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:19525015 RGD:2311085 NCBI chr10:5,877,536...64,401,490 JBrowse link
Q Schws1 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:16003739 RGD:1559300 NCBI chr10:41,260,363...106,105,607 JBrowse link
Q Schws2 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:16003739 RGD:1559300
Q Schws3 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:16003739 RGD:1559300 NCBI chr 3:125,848,628...170,848,628 JBrowse link
Q Schws4 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 4 IDA RGD PMID:16003739 RGD:1559300 NCBI chr 6:87,418,448...111,129,520 JBrowse link
Q Schws5 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:16003739 RGD:1559300
Q Schws6 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:16003739 RGD:1559300 NCBI chr15:61,447,766...106,447,766 JBrowse link
Q Schws7 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:16003739 RGD:1559300 NCBI chr10:4,835,638...20,170,031 JBrowse link
Q Schws8 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 8 IDA RGD PMID:25303613 RGD:11566050 NCBI chr 6:99,273,921...144,273,921 JBrowse link
Q Schws9 Schwannoma susceptibility QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:25303613 RGD:11566050 NCBI chr 6:66,129,520...111,129,520 JBrowse link
pituitary gland mass term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Edpm1 Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:9337394 RGD:61074 NCBI chr 2:34,088,175...91,101,903 JBrowse link
Q Edpm10 Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 10 IDA RGD PMID:9337394 RGD:61074
Q Edpm11 Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 11 IDA RGD PMID:11003699 RGD:629550 NCBI chr 9:2,355,722...47,355,722 JBrowse link
Q Edpm12 Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 12 IDA RGD PMID:11003699 RGD:629550 NCBI chr  X:4,282,140...49,282,140 JBrowse link
Q Edpm2 Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:9337394 RGD:61074 NCBI chr 2:78,321,410...217,498,710 JBrowse link
Q Edpm3 Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:9337394 RGD:61074 NCBI chr 3:54,631,046...93,415,673 JBrowse link
Q Edpm5 Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:9337394 RGD:61074 NCBI chr 5:71,154,828...108,092,802 JBrowse link
Q Edpm9 Estrogen-dependent pituitary mass QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:9337394 RGD:61074 NCBI chr 9:70,241,351...115,241,351 JBrowse link
Q Ept1 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15687265 RGD:1334449 NCBI chr 6:8,083,222...21,515,439 JBrowse link
Q Ept10 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 10 IDA RGD PMID:15687265 RGD:1334449 NCBI chr 1:210,360,774...264,802,828 JBrowse link
Q Ept13 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 13 IDA RGD PMID:15687265 RGD:1334449 NCBI chr 1:24,297,799...78,748,000 JBrowse link
Q Ept15 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 15 IDA RGD PMID:18420736 RGD:2292503 NCBI chr 6:8,083,222...21,515,439 JBrowse link
Q Ept16 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 16 IDA RGD PMID:18420736 RGD:2292503 NCBI chr 3:48,562,146...115,249,962 JBrowse link
Q Ept17 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 17 IDA RGD PMID:18420736 RGD:2292503 NCBI chr 3:571,136...6,000,866 JBrowse link
Q Ept18 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 18 IDA RGD PMID:18420736 RGD:2292503 NCBI chr10:75,983,805...99,492,217 JBrowse link
Q Ept2 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:15687265 RGD:1334449 NCBI chr 3:48,562,146...115,249,962 JBrowse link
Q Ept5 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:17876666 RGD:1642526 NCBI chr 4:84,475,257...178,931,073 JBrowse link
Q Ept6 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:15687265 RGD:1334449 NCBI chr 3:571,136...6,000,866 JBrowse link
Q Ept7 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:17876666 RGD:1642526 NCBI chr 7:69,399,586...111,043,530 JBrowse link
Q Ept9 Estrogen-induced pituitary tumorigenesis QTL 9 IDA RGD PMID:15687265 RGD:1334449 NCBI chr10:75,983,805...99,492,217 JBrowse link
prepulse inhibition trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Ppulsi1 Prepulse inhibition QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:12426667 RGD:629579 NCBI chr 2:142,053,350...228,984,665 JBrowse link
Q Ppulsi2 Prepulse inhibition QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:12426667 RGD:629579 NCBI chr18:53,861,252...77,151,443 JBrowse link
taste sensitivity trait term browser
Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Sach6 Saccharin preference QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:11958542 RGD:631221 NCBI chr 2:116,075,644...228,737,869 JBrowse link
Q Sach7 Saccharin preference QTL 7 IDA RGD PMID:11958542 RGD:631221 NCBI chr 4:55,791,564...82,134,846 JBrowse link

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