Health Report

Nomenclature ArcSim:LE
Product code LE
Strain Description Outbred
Coat Colour Black Hooded
MHC Haplotype Outbred
  • General Purpose model. Uses include behavior studies, diet induced obesity, neurology, toxicology and ophthalmology.
  • Reported to have a higher resistance to respiratory problems than some albino outbred rats.
  • Females are good foster mothers.
  • Very commonly used outbred rat.
  • Tendency to become very fat with age.
  • Spontaneous clonic convulsions reported.
  • Young females very active.
  • Barbering common.
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