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Strain: BB/WorTky

Symbol: BB/WorTky
Strain: BB/WorTky
Substrain: WorTky
Full Name: BioBreeding rat
Ontology ID: RS:0000070
Also known as: NBRP Rat No: 0030; MDC-01-67
Type: inbred
Source: National BioResource Project for the Rat in Japan
Origin: Mutation causing diabetes mellitus in a closed colony of outbred Wistar rats at Bio-Breeding Labs, Ontario, Canada in 1974 (Chappel and Chappel 1983). To Worcester in 1977 where inbreeding began. Introduced to Tokyo Medical College in 1983.
Coat Color: albino (c)
Inbred Generations: F37
Last Known Status: Cryopreserved Embryo
Research Usage Diabetes Obesity; Immunology





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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1302634
Created: 2004-10-15
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2005-06-13
Status: ACTIVE



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