SDT rats show stable/definite diabetic symptoms compared to GK rats. SDT rat is not required the diet induce to conduct diabetes and diabetic complication research. Since it is shipped from Thailand, it is possible to deliver the animals costly and quickly to Southeast Asian countries.
SDT rats are CLEA Japan's original model of type 2 diabetes and show a tendency for diabetic symptoms to more prominent and stable than the other diabetes rat models.
It was introduced in Thailand because the demand is expected to be expanded in Southeast Asia.
Please see the comparison of SDT rats vs. GK rats, another diabetes rat model that SDT rat shows some advantage against it.
■ Body Weight
■ Crisis rate
Diabetic neuropathy (Motor nerve conduction velocity)
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