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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Alterations in biochemical parameters of wistar rats administrated with sulfudoxine and pyrimethamine (FansidarR).
A pilot experiment with another eight Wistar rats of similar age and background showed clear demonstration of running-based CTA with these solutions: The mean intakes ([+ or -] standard error) of target and nontarget solutions were 9.
The results of the acute oral toxicity of DPE28 to Wistar rats suggest that this compound can be considered as a moderate toxic material based on the classification of World Health Organization (19).
Antioxidant vitamins C and E alleviate the toxicity induced by chronic sodium nitrate administration on sperm count and serum testosterone level in wistar rats.
Martins and colleagues investigated the oxidative damage in specific brain regions of young (25 days old) and adult (60 days old) male Wistar rats after acute and chronic exposure to MPH (1, 2 or 10 mg/kg, intra-peritoneal injections).
Hole Board Test in male wistar rats and swiss albino mice
The objective of this study was to evaluate subacute toxicity of the orally administered fenitrothion in adult male Wistar rats based on the results of biochemical and histopathological investigation.
Anesthetized male Wistar rats (n = 23) were firmly secured on a platform in the prone position.
For example, investigators at the University of Chile generated the alcohol "abstainer" (UChA) and the alcohol "bibulous" (UChB) rat lines, both of which were derived from Wistar rats (Mardones and Segovia-Riquelme 1983).
In this in vivo study, we investigated cell (osteocyte, fibroblast, and keratinocyte) adhesion and penetration into the pores of a titanium pylon implanted in Wistar rats.