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Strain: Wig/Ymas

Symbol: Wig/Ymas
Strain: Wig
Substrain: Ymas
Full Name: wiggling
RGD ID: 4891165
Citation ID: RRID:RGD_4891165
Ontology ID: RS:0001067
Also Known As: wiggling WKAH
Type: congenic
Available Source: Not Available
Origination: Human Stress Signal Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
Description: These are congenic wiggling rats established by transferring the wiggling gene from Long-Evans Cinnamon (LEC) to Wistar King-Aptekman/Hokkaido (WKAH) strain
Last Known Status: Unknown

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Mammalian Phenotype
hyperactivity  (IAGP)


References - curated
# Reference Title Reference Citation
1. Proteomics- and transcriptomics-based screening of differentially expressed proteins and genes in brain of Wig rat: a model for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) research. Hirano M, etal., J Proteome Res. 2008 Jun;7(6):2471-89. Epub 2008 May 6.
2. New rat model for attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). Kamimura E, etal., Comp Med. 2001 Jun;51(3):245-51.
3. Behavioural characteristics and gene expression in the hyperactive wiggling (Wig) rat. Masuo Y, etal., Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Jun;25(12):3659-66.
4. RGD Strain RSO annotation pipeline RGD Automated Pipelines


Additional Information

RGD Curation Notes
Note Type Note Reference
strain_characteristics spontaneous motor activity in rats with 6-OHDA lesions was higher than in controls specially during the dark phase 4891167