This strain is a rat strain originating from the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia (USA). The Wistar Institute was named as a memorial to the famous anatomist Professor Casper Wistar at the University of Pennsylvania. CLEA Japan, Inc. started the production and supply of this strain after it was introduced from Carworth (UK).
Last Known Status:
Live Animals (as of 2021-04-22)
behavioral pharmacology, toxicity, pharmacology, drug efficacy, and safety testing.