Strain information
 NBRP Rat No: 0151  Strain name: SDR/Slc  Commmon Name: Spontaneous Dwarf Rat Rat Genome Database
Principal Investigator:  Representative Director  Japan SLC, Inc       3371-8, Kotoh-cho, Hamamatsu    431-1103 Shizuoka     Japan
Tel: 053-486-3178    Fax: 053-486-3156 Email:
Preservation Status:   Embryo        Sperm       Living Animals ../images/Photos/ ../images/Photos/
Coat Color  albino (c)
Inbred Generations  F?+10
Usage Restrictions  
Genetic Status
 Inbred  Segregating  Congenic  Consomic  Recombinant
 Coisogenic  Spont. Mutant  Transgene  Ind. Mutant  Category Other 
Comercial Availability
Research Category
 Diabetes Obesity  Neurobiology  Ophthalmology  Dentistry  Cardio Hypertension
 Cancer  Metabolism  Otorhinology  Immunology  Infectious
 Osteosis  Internal Organ  Dermatology  Reproduction  Development
 Behavior  Hematology  Urology  Pharmacology  Research Area Others 
 Control Strain  Marker Strain
Gene Affected Gh1: growth hormone 1
Origin In 1977, small mutant rats were discovered in a colony of Sprague Dawley rats at Morishita Pharmaceutical Co., transferred to Japan SLC, Inc.
Strain characteristics Postnatal growth retardation. Pituitary dwarfism. Growth hormone (Gh1) deficiency caused by a nonsense point mutation in the Gh1 gene.
Breeding Conditions Sib mating. Poor breeding performance.
Additional strain information SDR