What is a wistar rat?

What is a wistar rat?A wistar rat is an outbred strain of the albino or white rat belonging to the species Rattus norwegicus. It is characterised by its wide head, long ears and a tail length always less than its body length. This is currently one of the most popular rat strains for laboratory research. It was developed by the Wistar Institute for use in biological medicinal research by American physiologist Henry Donaldson.

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