Sprague Dawley rat

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Sprague Daw·ley rat

(sprāg daw'lē rat)
Common laboratory animal used for experimentation.
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Material and Methods: Eight female and two male Sprague Dawley rats, 3-4 months old were selected and divided into two groups and kept for breeding.
Material and Methods: In this study 30 adult female Sprague Dawley rats of average weight of 500 g were randomly assigned into three groups A (control group), B and C (experimental groups) with 10 rats in each group.
Vanadyl sulphate showed a lowering effect on plasma glucose levels in normal healthy Sprague Dawley rats in this study.
Same kind of effort has been done in the current work and a chickpea based therapeutic food was prepared and its efficacy was assessed in Sprague Dawley rats.
Keywords: Aloe vera, Sprague Dawley Rats, Sodium Retention, Water Retention.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Slice preparation: Horizontal brain slices including the EC, subiculum and hippocampus obtained from 13-18-day-old Sprague Dawley rats.
Forty, 21-days old male Sprague Dawley rats were randomly divided into 5 groups of eight rats each and fed isocaloric and isonitrogenous diets in which XCSM substituted soyabean meal (SBM) at 0%, 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% on crude protein basis.
In the present study, 28 female Sprague Dawley rats (250 g) were stratified into three groups (4 to 6 rats per group): (1) normal controls (C); (2) spinally transected at T10 (S); and (3) spinally transected and electrically stimulated bilaterally at S1 with TAMS for 2 hours before sacrifice (N).
This study was conducted in order to investigate the ameliorating effects of Se on Cd induced toxicity to lipid peroxidation, antioxidant enzyme activities, DNA damage and levels of Zn, Cd, Fe and Se in liver of male Sprague Dawley rats.
Adelheid Kratzer, an investigator at the University of Colorado-Denver working under principal investigator Laima Taraseviciene-Stewart, says to determine how lung tissue may respond to secondhand smoke, the team exposed male Sprague Dawley rats to secondhand smoke in a special chamber five times per week for two months or four months.