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Rats, Long-Evans MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rats, Long-Evans
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.505.700.500
Unique ID
D020318
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020318
Annotation
NIM when exper animal; check tag RATS
Scope Note
An outbred strain of rats developed in 1915 by crossing several Wistar Institute white females with a wild gray male. Inbred strains have been derived from this original outbred strain, including Long-Evans cinnamon rats (RATS, INBRED LEC) and Otsuka-Long-Evans-Tokushima Fatty rats (RATS, INBRED OLETF), which are models for Wilson's disease and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, respectively.
Entry Term(s)
Long Evans Rats
Long-Evans Rat
Previous Indexing
Rats (1968-1998)
See Also
Rats, Inbred LEC
Rats, Inbred OLETF
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Rats, Long-Evans Preferred
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