More than 40.9%* of published rat-based studies use the Sprague Dawley® rat, far more than any other stock or strain.
The Sprague Dawley® rat has been by far the workhorse of reproductive endocrinology research and is traditionally used as the experimental model for the study of contraceptive agents.
It also is a popular choice for reproductive toxicology studies that are critical components of registration and market authorization submissions.
* Data 2001-2005
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