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Strain: WKY/NCrlArc

Symbol: WKY/NCrlArc
Strain: WKY
Substrain: NCrlArc
RGD ID: 8553015
RRID: RGD_8553015
Ontology ID: RS:0003764
Type: inbred
Source: Animal Resources Centre, Australia
Origin: To Animal Resources Centre from Charles River
Coat Color: Albino
Last Known Status: Unknown


References - curated
1. RGD Automated Pipelines
2. Strains registered from Animal Resources Centre, Australia


Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_characteristics Adult WKY have an inability to excrete acid appropriately after acute or chronic acid loading compared to Sprague Dawley rats 8552998
strain_characteristics A subset of WKY originating at NIH demonstrates an inheritable transmission of biventricular cardiac hypertrophy (BVH); WKY with BVH provide a natural model of volume load hypertrophy. 8552998
strain_characteristics Recognised normotensive control to use in parallel with studies involving the hypertensive SHR rat. 8552998
strain_reproduction Good breeding performance. 8552998