Strain information
 NBRP Rat No: 0035  Strain name: ALB/Hok  Commmon Name: ALB, Albany Rat Genome Database
Principal Investigator:  Kazuhiro Kitada  Creative Research Initiative "Sousei", Hokkaido University       Kita 10 Nishi 8, Kita-ku    060-0810 Hokkaido     JAPAN
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Preservation Status:   Embryo        Sperm       Living Animals ../images/Photos/ALB2/ALB_1024.jpg ../images/Photos/
Coat Color  a,b,C,D,r
Inbred Generations  F48+69+18 (March 2012)
Usage Restrictions  The recipient of BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE shall obtain a prior written consent on use of it from the DEPOSITOR.
For a commercial use of this resource, a new contract must be concluded between the depositor and the recipient.
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
Origin Albany, N.Y.(Wolf)→N(Jay)→Hokkaido University, Faculty of Science(Mk)→National Institute of Genetics(Ms) 1958→Hokkaido University, Laboratory of Experimental Animal Science(Hok) 1975, F48→Hokkaido University, Center for Experimental Plants & Animals(Hok) 1982, F64
Strain characteristics Insufficient mammary gland's secretion, suceptible for infections of vagina, abnormal incisor projection
Breeding Conditions A foster mother is required.
References Us. Dep. Hewpubl. (NIH)
74: 606, 1973
Additional strain information ALB/Hok