QTLdb Trait Hierarchy
|Trait Class:||Meat and Carcass|
|Trait Type:|| Fatness|
|Trait Name:|| Average backfat thickness|
|Related / Reported traits:
(Figures in parenthesis are the number of data associated with)
|Average backfat thickness (243) // Backfat (13 weeks of age) (5) // Backfat (17 weeks of age) (6) // Backfat (22 weeks of age) (3) // Backfat (40 kg live weight) (6) // Backfat (60 kg live weight) (6) // Backfat (average) thickness - by Fat-O-Meater (3) // Backfat (average) thickness - ultrasound (31) // Corrected backfat thickness at 100kg body weight (2) |
|Description:||Average backfat thickness obtained from multiple measurements|
Links to Formal Trait Ontology
- The Vertebrate Trait (VT) Ontology is a controlled
vocabulary for the description of traits (measurable or observable
characteristics) pertaining to the morphology, physiology, or development
of vertebrate organisms
- The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO) is designed to
be used to standardize morphological and physiological measurement records
generated from clinical and model organism research and health programs.
- Product Trait (PT) Ontology is a controlled vocabulary
for the description of traits (measurable or observable characteristics)
pertaining to products produced by or obtained from the body of an
agricultural animal or bird maintained for use and profit.
Park CA, Bello SM, Smith CL, Hu ZL, Munzenmaier DH, Nigam R, Smith JR,
Shimoyama M, Eppig JT, Reecy JM. (2013) The Vertebrate Trait Ontology:
a controlled vocabulary for the annotation of trait data across species.
Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2013, 4(1):13.