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Other laboratory animals

Golden Syrian Hamster
HsdHan®:AURA

Golden brown and white. Colony established in 1994 with stock originating from Zentralinstitut fur Versuchstiere, Hannover, Germany. The source for the Hannover colony was the Sprague-Dawley Company in 1973.

 Han® is a registered trademark of Envigo.

 * This species is bred in US only. Importation is subject to a Fish and Wildlife Declaration Fee.

 Characteristics

  • Litter average: 9,0
  • Excellent reproductive performance

Research use

  • Syrian Hamster Embryo (SHE) Cell transformation assay
  • Toxicology
  • Carcinogenesis
  • Behavior
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Infectious disease (Clostridium difficile)
  • Hibernation

Other available data

  • Hematology
  • Clinical chemistry

 


Cotton rat

Hsd:Cotton Rat

Color combination varies: gray, brown, black. Sigmondon hispidus (Cotton Rat) is a New World rodent that was developed by the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, and Virion Systems, Inc. In 1996, Harlan obtained a breeding nucleus from Virion Systems, Inc. Harlan became Envigo in 2015.

* This specie is bred in US only. Importation is subject to a Fish and Wildlife Declaration Fee.

Characteristics

  • Litter average: 5,5
  • Susceptible to a wide range of human infectious disease agents

Research use

  • Adenoviral vector-based gene therapy
  • Infectious disease pathogenesis
  • -  Respiratory syncytial virus
  • -  Herpes simplex
  • -  Parainfluenza type 3
  •          -  Polio
  •          -  Measles
  •          -  Monkey pox