Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 25th, 2005
According to a study from Japan, "An fa allele of the leptin receptor gene (Leprfa) of the Zucker fatty rat was introduced into the genome of the Spontaneously Diabetic Torii (SDT) rat, an inbred model of nonobese type 2 diabetes mellitus, through the 'Speed congenic method'. The newly established congenic strain of a SDT rat for Leprfa was maintained by intercrossing between fa-heterozygous littermates, and the phenotypes related to obesity and diabetes were...
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