Wistar rats

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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.
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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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Wistar rat oral 9.75 mg/kg BALB/c mice intravenous 5-20 mg/kg b.w.
We examined the altered autophagy gene expression in gastrocnemius muscles of wistar rats by semi-quantitative PCR.
Experimental study with Randomized Post Test Only Control Group Design, using 36 healthy male Wistar rats weighing 150-160 grams and aged 10-12 weeks, which were divided into 2 (two) groups, namely the control group (exposed to UV-B light + topical placebo) and intervention group (exposed to UV-B light + topical 50% purple corn extract cream).
There was a significant effect of Strain for licks, F(2,9) = 6.18, p < 0.02, [[eta].sup.2] = 0.58, with Wistar rats licking more than WKY rats (p < 0.05).
A total of 35 male Wistar rats were allocated to 7 groups, containing 5 animals in each group.
Wistar rats ( n = 30) were purchased and housed in the animal house of College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Enugu campus, Nigeria.
On the immunohistochemical preparations of tooth extraction sockets in Wistar rats' mandible, the observed cells were macrophages that secreted VEGF.
The result presented in Table 2 shows the weight of wistar rat fed with wheat-cassava bread.
Healthy ten-week-old male Wistar rats (Rattus norvegicus) weighing an average of 320 g were randomly distributed in individual cages cleaned daily, at a constant temperature (22[+ or -] 1[degrees]C) and a 12:12h light:dark photoperiod.
We have shown that both GluN1 and GluN2A subunits increased in the hippocampus of 1-, 2-, and 3-month-old Wistar rats following habituation to a new environment (open field (OF) task) [34].
In this sense, we have focused on the following: (1) study the ECG signal in Wistar rats and its corresponding power spectral density, (2) implement and evaluate [WT.sub.D] in an experimental model widely used in research, specifically Wistar rats, and (3) make a comparison between two ECG delineation systems in Wistar rats, such as [WT.sub.D] versus temporal analysis based ECG delineator ([TA.sub.D]).