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Strain: WF/NHfr

Symbol: WF/NHfr
Strain: WF
Substrain: NHfr
Full Name: Wistar-Furth
RGD ID: 1357955
Citation ID: RRID:RGD_1357955
Ontology ID: RS:0001008
Type: inbred
Source: Harlan France
Origin: Substrain of Wistar Furth stock, inbred by National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD and now available at Harlan, France.
Last Known Status: Unknown


References - curated
# Reference Title Reference Citation
1. Characteristics of the aortic elastic network and related phenotypes in seven inbred rat strains. Behmoaras J, etal., Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2005 Feb;288(2):H769-77. Epub 2004 Oct 7.
2. RGD Strain RSO annotation pipeline RGD Automated Pipelines


Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_phys_biochem Have a high elastin-to-collagen ratio as compared to F344/NHfr and BN/RijHfr rats. 1342467
strain_phys_biochem Have similar elastin content as WAG/RijHfr, LE/CpbHfr and LEW/HanHfr. 1342467