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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:MMO:0000441 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any method of determining the concentration, relative activity, or effects of a biologically active substance in a sample by comparing its effect on an organism, on an isolated tissue or on isolated cells in culture, with that of a reference standard.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: biologic assay;   biological assay
 related_synonym: biological standardization

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Apr3 Acute phase response QTL 3 IDA RGD PMID:11817600 RGD:629561 NCBI chr10:15,275,955...60,275,955 JBrowse link
Q Apr5 Acute phase response QTL 5 IDA RGD PMID:11817600 RGD:629561 NCBI chr12:1...44,503,507 JBrowse link
Q Apr6 Acute phase response QTL 6 IDA RGD PMID:11817600 RGD:629561 NCBI chr14:1...41,131,407 JBrowse link

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