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Strain: BN

Symbol: BN
Strain: BN
Full Name: BN
Ontology ID: RS:0000113
Alleles: Tnfrsf1a;   Cd36
Also known as: Brown Norway
Type: inbred
Source: Charles River Laboratories
Origin: Billingham and Silvers 1958, from a brown mutation maintained by DH King and P Aptekman in a pen-bred colony (Billingham and Silvers 1959). A plasma kininogen-deficient mutant strain (BN/Ka) has been described in which release of heat-induced substance P is defective (Tang et al, 1994) and response to the hypertensive effects of deoxycorticosterone acetate salt is much faster than in normal BN rats (Majima et al, 1995a,b).
Genetic Markers: a,b,h(I)
Coat Color: Brown.
Inbred Generations: F71(Pit).
Last Known Status: Unknown


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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 60985
Created: 2000-06-01
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2004-09-03
Status: ACTIVE


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