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Rats, Zucker MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rats, Zucker
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.505.700.550.700
Unique ID
D011924
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011924
Annotation
NIM when exper animal: no qualif; when IM, qualif permitted; do not forget also to check tag RATS
Scope Note
Two populations of Zucker rats have been cited in research--the "fatty" or obese and the lean. The "fatty" rat (Rattus norvegicus) appeared as a spontaneous mutant. The obese condition appears to be due to a single recessive gene.
Entry Term(s)
Zucker Rat
Zucker Rats
Previous Indexing
Rats (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RATS, MUTANT STRAINS 1982-90; was see under RATS 1981
History Note
91(81); was see under RATS, MUTANT STRAINS 1982-90; was see under RATS 1981
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/05/12
Revision Date
2020/09/02
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