Obese Prone CD Rat by Charles River Laboratories
Developed from a line of Crl:CD(SD) rats. Two lines were developed from this outbred colony, the OP-CD (Obese Prone) and OR-CD (Obese Resistant). This model becomes obese when fed high-fat diets. Obesity develops despite having a fully functioning leptin receptor. The control for this model is the Crl:OR(CD).
Coat Color: White (albino)
Ideal For: obesity, metabolic syndrome
Strain Code: 463