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Strain: GH/Htru

Symbol: GH/Htru
Strain: GH
Substrain: Htru
RGD ID: 13464268
Citation ID: RRID:RGD_13464268
Ontology ID: RS:0004567
Also known as: GH, genetically hypertensive rat; NBRP Rat No: 0880
Type: inbred
Source: National BioResource Project for the Rat in Japan
Origin: University of Otago Medical School from rats of Wistar origin imported from England in 1930. Selection for high blood pressure started by Smirk in 1955. A number of sublines have been developed. Closely related to strain AS (Heslop and Phelan 1973). Characteristics Develops hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy and vascular disease (Phelan 1968, Simpson and Phelan 1984, Simpson et al, 1994).
Genetic Status: Homozygous
Coat Color: Albino.
Inbred Generations: F31+?
Last Known Status: Cryopreserved Embryo (as of 2018-01-02)


References - curated
1. Personal Communication with NBRP


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