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Strain: Jcl:WI

Symbol: Jcl:WI
Strain: WI
Substrain: Jcl
Full Name: Wistar rats
RGD ID: 12879431
Citation ID: RRID:RGD_12879431
Ontology ID: RS:0004409
Previously known as: JCL:Wistar; Jcl:Wistar; JCL:rOT-0002
Type: outbred
Source: CLEA Japan, Inc
Origin: 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).
Coat Color: albino
Last Known Status: Live Animals (as of 2021-04-22)
Research Usage behavioral pharmacology, toxicity, pharmacology, drug efficacy, and safety testing.


References - curated
# Reference Title Reference Citation
1. Strains registered by the Japan CLEA, Inc, Personal Communication with CLEA


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