RNU Rat Details
The NIH nude rat was developed in 1979–1980 through a series of matings involving 8 inbred rat strains. To Charles River from the National Institutes of Health in 2001. This athymic nude rat is T-cell deficient and shows depleted cell populations in thymus-dependent areas of peripheral lymphoid organs.
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