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Spontaneously hypertensive rat

Spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) is a laboratory rat which is an animal model of essential (or primary) hypertension, used to study cardiovascular disease. It is the most studied model of hypertension measured as number of publications. The SHR strain was obtained during the 1960s by Okamoto and colleagues, who started breeding Wistar-Kyoto rats with high blood pressure.

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Total Publications
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13,726
Prior Five Years
1,047
Total Citations
Lifetime
211,298
Prior Five Years
6,463
Total Scholars
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22,111
Prior Five Years
13,335

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