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Strain: BN/RijHfr

Symbol: BN/RijHfr
Strain: BN
Substrain: RijHfr
RGD ID: 1357958
Citation ID: RRID:RGD_1357958
Ontology ID: RS:0000150
Type: inbred
Available Source: Harlan France
Description: Substrain of BN, from Billingham and Silvers 1958, from Harlan Rijnswijk, supplied by Harlan France.
Last Known Status: Unknown


References - curated
# Reference Title Reference Citation
1. Characteristics of the aortic elastic network and related phenotypes in seven inbred rat strains. Behmoaras J, etal., Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2005 Feb;288(2):H769-77. Epub 2004 Oct 7.
2. RGD Strain RSO annotation pipeline RGD Automated Pipelines


Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_life_disease They develop a large number of internal elastic lamina that ruptures the abdominal aorta. 1342467
strain_phys_biochem These have low aortic elastin content, low elastin-to-collagen ratio and low aortic dry weight as compared to LE/CpbHfr and LOU strains. 1342467

Nomenclature History
Date Current Symbol Current Name Previous Symbol Previous Name Description Reference Status
2014-09-24 BN/RijHfr    BN/RijHfr    Name updated 68913 APPROVED
2014-09-24 BN/RijHfr    BN/RijHfr    Name updated 68913 APPROVED