Effects of chronic excess salt ingestion. Inheritance of hypertension in the rat.


TWO STRAINS OF RAT HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED BY SELECTIVE BREEDING: one strain (R rats) is resistant to salt hypertension, the other strain (S rats) is highly susceptible. The inheritance of these traits has been explored in the first (F(1)) and second (F(2)) generation of crossbred rats and in backcrosses between parent and first filial (F(1) x R, F(1) x S… (More)


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