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The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO), Measurement Methods Ontology (MMO), and Experimental Condition Ontology (XCO) are currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about these vocabularies please see Shimoyama et al. Three ontologies to define phenotype measurement data. Front Genet. 2012;3:87. Epub 2012 May 28 or contact us (

Term:visual stimulus
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Accession:XCO:0000049 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any action or condition designed to cause the registration or perception of a stimulus by the optical sense organs. A stimulus is anything that excites or incites an organism or part thereof to function, become active, or respond.

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Anxrr22 Anxiety related response QTL 22 IDA RGD PMID:11932246 RGD:625384 NCBI chr10:61,345,276...98,211,570 JBrowse link
Q Anxrr54 Anxiety related response QTL 54 IDA RGD PMID:27044679 RGD:11566049 NCBI chr 4:114,627,026...159,627,026 JBrowse link
Q Anxrr56 Anxiety related response QTL 56 IDA RGD PMID:27044679 RGD:11566049 NCBI chr 4:85,253,748...150,276,390 JBrowse link
Q Anxrr57 Anxiety related response QTL 57 IDA RGD PMID:27044679 RGD:11566049 NCBI chr 4:147,278,504...167,139,601 JBrowse link

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