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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 (

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Accession:XCO:0000391 term browser browse the term
Definition:A condition in which the main influencing factor is 5-bromo-2'-deoxyuridine (BrdU), a synthetic nucleoside analog and antimetabolite of thymidine. Because BrdU substitutes for thymidine in DNA during replication its incorporation can be used as a marker of cell division.
Synonyms:related_synonym: BrdU;   bromodeoxyuridine
 xref: CHEBI:472552;   MESH:D001973

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