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Strain: BUF/NHsd

Symbol: BUF/NHsd
Strain: BUF
Substrain: NHsd
RGD ID: 1358998
Citation ID: RRID:RGD_1358998
Ontology ID: RS:0000167
Previously known as: Buffalo Rat
Type: inbred
Source: Harlan
Origin: Heston 1946 from Buffalo stock of H. Morris. To NIH in 1950 at F10. These were bought from Harlan.
Last Known Status: Unknown


References - curated
# Reference Title Reference Citation
1. Heterogeneous stock rat: a unique animal model for mapping genes influencing bone fragility. Alam I, etal., Bone. 2011 May 1;48(5):1169-77. Epub 2011 Feb 18.
2. Spectrum of aerobic endurance running performance in eleven inbred strains of rats. Barbato JC, etal., J Appl Physiol 1998 Aug;85(2):530-6.
3. Genetic Fine-Mapping and Identification of Candidate Genes and Variants for Adiposity Traits in Outbred Rats. Keele GR, etal., Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Jan;26(1):213-222. doi: 10.1002/oby.22075. Epub 2017 Nov 28.
4. RGD Strain RSO annotation pipeline RGD Automated Pipelines
5. Fine-mapping diabetes-related traits, including insulin resistance, in heterogeneous stock rats. Solberg Woods LC, etal., Physiol Genomics. 2012 Sep 4.


Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_other On the basis of work, these females performed significantly better than the COP females. 1358977

Nomenclature History
Date Current Symbol Current Name Previous Symbol Previous Name Description Reference Status
2014-09-25 BUF/NHsd    BUF/NHsd    Name updated 68913 APPROVED
2014-09-25 BUF/NHsd    BUF/NHsd    Name updated 68913 APPROVED