Table 2

Principal component (PC) analysis of behavioural phenotypes in HAB x LAB derived F2 mice sorted by behavioural test paradigms
Phenotype PC 1 PC 2 PC 3 PC 4 PC 5 PC 6 PC 7
HPA-RT – stress CORT [μg/l] −0.97
HPA-RT – increase in CORT [μg/l] −0.96
EPM – entries to the middle open arm −0.96
EPM – entries to the distal open arm −0.93
EPM – time on the distal open arm [s] −0.92
EPM – time on the middle open arm [s] −0.78
EPM – full open arm entries −0.77
EPM – time spent on the proximal open arm [s] −0.91
EPM – percentage of open arm entries −0.89
EPM – percent time on the open arm −0.84
EPM – total time on the open arm [s] −0.81
EPM – all open arm entries −0.77
FST – total swimming time [s] 0.91
FST – total floating time [s] −0.9
OF – total distance travelled [m] −0.89
OF – mean travelling speed [m/s] −0.88
OF – total distance in the outer zone [m] −0.84
OF – entries to the outer zone −0.73
OF – total time in the outer zone [s] 0.97
OF – total time in the inner zone [s] −0.96
OF – total distance in the inner zone [m] −0.78
OF – latency to 1st entry of the outer zone [s] −0.77
PHYS – daily water intake per g bodyweight [ml/g*d] −0.95
PHYS – total daily water intake [ml/d] −0.9

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Gonik et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:579   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-579

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