Wistar rats

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Wis·tar rats

an inbred strain of rats, homozygous at most loci, produced by strict brother-sister inbreeding over many generations to develop animals for research with the same general genetic composition.
[Wistar Institute]


Caspar, U.S. biologist, 1760-1818, after whom the Wistar Institute is named.
Wistar rats - an inbred strain of rats used for research.
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The present study was carried out on 60 male wistar rats, each weighing 200 - 250 gms and were divided into 5 groups (12 each).
Table 2 summarises the results of the analysis of micronucleus in bone marrow cells of Wistar rats and in peripheral blood cells of Swiss mice following treatment with different concentrations of the A.
Pubertal development in female Wistar rats following exposure to propazine and atrazine biotransformation by-products, diamino-s-cholorotriazine and hydroxyatrazine.
Protective Effects of Ginger and CEs on CA125 Levels in Mammary Gland Tumors in Wistar Rats
Adult male Wistar rats weighing 150 [+ or -] 25g were subjected to swimming for 15 min.
Therapeutic approaches of melatonin in microwave radiations-induced oxidative stress-mediated toxicity on male fertility pattern of Wistar rats.
This study's objective, therefore, was to systematize the offering of different foods, highly palatable and rich in fats and carbohydrates, and to investigate the effects of this diet on the morphometric and metabolic parameters of adult Wistar rats.
Effects Leaf Infuse Salam (Syzygium polyanthum (Wight) Walp) to decrease total blood cholesterol levels Dyslipidemia strain Wistar Rat Model.
Care and grouping of the experimental animals 24 adult male albino Wistar rats of body weight 150-180 g were obtained and housed in 8 cages (40 cm x 35 cm) of 3 rats each in the animal house of the College of Health Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria.
For this purpose, twenty-four mature male albino Wistar rats were housed in standard cages.
2] nano- and microparticles was conducted on plasma glucose level and lipid profile in Wistar rats.