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SPRAGUE DAWLEY® Rat

Model characteristics

Type:

Outbred rat

Strain name:

RjHan:SD


Origin:

Zentralinstitut für Versuchstierzucht (Hannover) - 1982

Colour and related genotype:

Albino rat - Tyrc/Tyrc

Breeding:

Good breeder, strong maternal instinct


Cryo
In vivo
In vitro

Description of our model and application areas

The strain was created by R. W. Dawley in 1925, from a hooded male hybrid of unknown origin and an albino female (probably Wistar), and was crossed with the female’s progeny for 7 generations.

The SPRAGUE DAWLEY® rat aka SD, is an albino outbred rat with an elongated head and a tail that is longer than its body.

A fast growing rat, it is docile and easy to handle.

Main application and research fields

Cardiovascular diseases Degenerative diseases, ageeing Metabolic disorders Neurosciences Oncology Physiology - Physiopathology Preclinical

Useful documents

Download the technical sheet

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Health monitoring report

Growth curve

Biochemical and hematological parameters

of 10-week old SPRAGUE DAWLEY® RjHan:SD rats

Reproductive data

Monogamous mating according Robertson System

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