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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:cold ambient air exposure
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Accession:XCO:0000307 term browser browse the term
Definition:An activity or condition in which the air surrounding or encircling the organism has a relatively low, or lower than considered normal, temperature, i.e., air in which the molecules possess a lower than normal amount of random kinetic energy.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: cold exposure, ambient air
 related_synonym: cold stress

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
Q Cstrr1 Cold stress response QTL 1 IDA RGD PMID:15480093 RGD:1302892 NCBI chr 1:123,350,408...182,418,476 JBrowse link
Q Cstrr2 Cold stress response QTL 2 IDA RGD PMID:21063213 RGD:4889147 NCBI chr 1:155,866,514...158,592,016 JBrowse link

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