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Strain: WKHA/Edh

Symbol: WKHA/Edh
Strain: WKHA
Substrain: Edh
RGD ID: 7245527
RRID: RGD_7245527
Ontology ID: RS:0003440
Also known as: WKHA/edh; RRRC:00663
Type: inbred
Source: Rat Resource and Research Center
Origin: derived from a cross between SHR/N and WKY/N starting in 1980; followed by selected brother/sister inbreedings from F2 generation forward, selecting WKHA for highest activity and lowest blood pressure
Coat Color: albino
Inbred Generations: F70
Last Known Status: Unknown



Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_characteristics these are considered a model of hyperactivity and hyperreactivity to stress, and an improvement over the SHR since they lack the neurogenic hypertension of the SHR. 7245528
strain_life_disease WKHA exhibit hyperreactive sympathetic nervous system responses to stress 7245528

Nomenclature History
Date Current Symbol Current Name Previous Symbol Previous Name Description Reference Status
2013-06-11 WKHA/Edh    WKHA/Edh    Name updated 68913 APPROVED
2013-06-11 WKHA/Edh    WKHA/Edh    Name updated 68913 APPROVED