CD® (Sprague Dawley) IGS Rat

Crl:CD(SD)
Outbred
CD (SD) IGS Rat
CD (SD) IGS Rat
CD® (Sprague Dawley) IGS Rat

CD® (Sprague Dawley) IGS Rat Details

Originated in 1925 by Robert W. Dawley from a hybrid hooded male and a female Wistar rat. To Charles River in 1950 from Sprague Dawley, Inc. In 1991, 8 colonies were selected to form the IGS Foundation Colony. Rederived into an isolator foundation colony in 1997. IGS refers to animals bred using the Charles River International Genetic Standardization Program.

Note: We also offer the CD® (SD) IGS SOPF Rat with a SOPF health profile (bred in Italy and France).

Coat Color
White (albino)

Strain Code
001

Ideal For
General multipurpose model, safety and efficacy testing, aging, nutrition, diet-induced obesity, oncology, surgical model