NBRP Rat No: 0043 Strain NameLEJ/Hok Commmon Name: LEJ
 Principal Investigator  Kazuhiro Kitada
 Organization   Creative Research Initiative "Sousei", Hokkaido University Laboratory of Mammalian Genetics
 Address  Kita 10 Nishi 8, Kita-ku

060-0810 Hokkaido

 Telephone  011-706-3582  Fax:  011-726-3476  kkitada@cast.hokudai.ac.jp
 Inbred Generations   F42+65+29 (April 2012) 
 Coat Color
 Deposition Status
 black-hooded (a,B,C,h)
  Embryo      Sperm      Live Animals
 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    Others 
 Comercial Availability   
 Research Category   Diabetes Obesity    Neurobiology    Ophthalmology    Dentistry    Cardio- Hypertension 
  Oncology   Metabolism   Otorhinology    Immunology    Infectious Disease
  Osteology    Internal Medicine   Dermatology   Reproduction    Development
  Behavior    Hematology    Urology   Pharmacology   Others 
  Control Strains   Reporter gene Strains  
 Origin Pacific Farm→Hokkaido University, Faculty of Science(Mk) 1956→Newly brother-sister mating 1964→Hokkaido University, Center for Experimental Plants & Animals(Hok) 1982, F42 
 Strain Characteristics Black hooded, large size, widely used in cancer research and nutrition test. 
 Breeding Conditions Sib-mating. 
 References  Ferdaus MZ, Xiao B, Ohara H, Nemoto K, Harada Y, Saar K, Hübner N, Isomura M, Nabika. T
Identification of stim1 as a candidate gene for exaggerated sympathetic response to stress in the stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rat.
PLoS One. 9(4):e95091, 2014.