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). Model Properties: Coat Color: White (albino) Ideal For: obesity, metabolic syndrome Strain Code: 463


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Obese Prone CD Rat

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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).

Model Properties:

  • Coat Color: White (albino)
  • Ideal For: obesity, metabolic syndrome
  • Strain Code: 463