Zucker Rat

Crl:ZUC(Orl)-Leprfa
Outbred
Breeding Location

Zucker Rat Details

The spontaneous mutation "obese" (Fatty) was found in the 13 M rat stock of Sherman and Merck by Doctor Lois Zucker, Harriet Bird Memorial Laboratory, Stow Massachusetts 01775, USA, in 1961. The strain was introduced in Orléans at CSEAL, France in 1970; then transferred to Charles River France in 1991. To Charles River Italy in 2014.

Coat Color
Agouti

Strain Code
691 (Obese), 690 (Lean)

Ideal For
insulin resistance, glucose intolerance, metabolic syndrome, genetic obesity

Zucker Rat Italy Growth Chart

Growth chart data should be used as a guideline only.
The shaded areas on each chart are the mean weight plus or minus one standard deviation at a given age averaged across all production facilities. This represents approximately 67% of the population, with the remaining 33% falling outside of this weight range.

Zucker Rat Details

The spontaneous mutation "obese" (Fatty) was found in the 13 M rat stock of Sherman and Merck by Doctor Lois Zucker, Harriet Bird Memorial Laboratory, Stow Massachusetts 01775, USA, in 1961. The strain was introduced in Orléans at CSEAL, France in 1970; then transferred to Charles River France in 1991. To Charles River Italy in 2014.

Coat Color
Agouti

Strain Code
691 (Obese), 690 (Lean)

Ideal For
insulin resistance, glucose intolerance, metabolic syndrome, genetic obesity

Growth Chart Not Available

For additional information, including pricing details, please visit the Zucker rat page on the Charles River Japan website.