Genetic Hypertension: The Dahl Substrains of Salt-Sensitive and Salt-Resistant Rats
The two Dahl or Brookhaven substrains of rats were developed by inbreeding at the Brookhaven National Laboratories in the 1960’s. They have been named “salt-sensitive” and “salt-resistant” since one becomes hypertensive when placed on a sodium-rich diet while the other remains normotensive.
KeywordsBrookhaven National Laboratory Contralateral Kidney Hypertensive Animal Autoregulatory Response Medullary Blood Flow
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