Dahl salt-sensitive/resistant (rapp) inbred rat


Characteristics / Husbandry

  • Coat: Albino
  • Hyperinsulinemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Litter average: 6.5 (SS); 4.0 (SR)
  • Nephropathy
  • Periarteritis nodosa
  • Salt-Sensitive hypertension (8% NaCl Diet, BP 140mmHg)
  • Insulin resistance
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Aortic and cardiac hypertrophy
  • Heart failure
  • Stroke
Research Use & Related Publications
Salt-sensitive hypertension
Heart failure
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From Dr. John P. Rapp, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio; to Harlan in 1986. Harlan became Envigo in 2015.

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