Wistar Wu Rat

Wistar Wu rat
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Wistar Wu Rat

General multipurpose model for toxicology and aging studies.

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Wistar Wu Rat

Nomenclature: Crl:WI(WU)

Origin: Selection by H.H. Donalson at the Wistar-Instiute, USA, at the begining of 19th century. To Glaxo-Lab in 1927, continued as inbred. To Nederlands-Instituut voor Volksfoending in 1933, to Unilever, Vlaardingen in 1941 and Institut Centraale Proefdierenbedrijf TNO in 1958. Caesarean rederived in 1963. 
As an outbred to SAVO, Kißlegg in 1975. Caesarean rederived at Charles River Laboratories in 1987.

Coat color: White (albino)

Ideal for: General multipurpose model, toxicology, safety and efficacy testing, aging.

Bred in: Germany