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Strain: NTac:SD

Symbol: NTac:SD
Strain: NTac:SD
RGD ID: 1566440
RRID: RGD_1566440
Ontology ID: RS:0001410
Also known as: NTac:SD
Type: outbred
Source: Taconic
Origin: Taconic SD rats were first obtained in 1970 from the NIH Animal Genetic Resource. The NIH stock originated from Sprague Dawley, Inc. in 1945 and has since been maintained as an outbred closed colony. To maintain genetic continuity with the SDN:SD strain of NIH, Taconic continually receives axenic breeder stock from the NIH Animal Genetic Resource for systematic introduction into Taconics production colonies.
Coat Color: Albino
Last Known Status: Unknown


References - curated
1. Personal Communication with Taconic
2. RGD Automated Pipelines
3. Sagvolden T, etal., Neuropharmacology. 2009 Aug 19.


Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_characteristics Very docile and easy to handle. 1559308
strain_other Excellent model for generating timed-pregnant females. 1559308
strain_other Good research model for toxicological and pharmacological studies. 1559308
strain_reproduction Excellent reproductive performance. 1559308