Rattus norvegicus (Brown rat):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  stx  

MRE = 0.138
SMSE = 0.245

Zero-variate data
tg 20 19.98 (0.0009082)dgestation timeWiki
tx17.5 17.67 (0.009538)dtime since birth at weaningThieAlbe1985
tp 42 58.61 (0.3955)dtime since birth at pubertyClarPric1981
am6570 6602 (0.004845)dlife spanWiki
Li 30 29.9 (0.00338)cmultimate body lengthIJssSche1977
Wwb 7 8.89 (0.27)gwet weight at birthAnAge
Wwp151.8 28.7 (0.811)gwet weight at pubertyClarPric1981
Wwi820 814.7 (0.006478)gultimate wet weightIJssSche1977
Ri0.1004 0.1037 (0.03349)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW100 see Fig. 1 (0.02982)timewet weightHubeLaro2000
tW75 see Fig. 1 (0.02782)timewet weightHubeLaro2000
tW45 see Fig. 1 (0.05951)timewet weightHubeLaro2000
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalRattus norvegicusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.07752cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8122-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 16.15J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00062031/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8004-growth efficiency
t_0 0 3.593dtime at start development
k 0.3 0.3012-maintenance ratio


  • This entry is dicussed in Kooy2010 (ref: Kooy2010)


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rattus_norvegicus.
  • [AnAge] http://genomics.senescence.info/species/entry.php?species=Rattus_norvegicus.
  • [ClarPric1981] B. R. Clark and E. O. Price. Sexual maturation and fecundity of wild and domestic Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus). J Reprod Fert, 63:215--220, 1981.
  • [HubeLaro2000] M. F. Hubert, P. Laroque, J. P. Gillet, and K. P. Keenan. The effects of dieet, ad libitum feeding, and moderate and severe dietary restriction on body weight, survival, clinical pathology parameters, and cause of death in control Sprague-Dawley rats. Toxicol. Sci., 58:195--207, 2000.
  • [IJssSche1977] M. A. Ijselling and A. Scheygrond. Wat is dat voor een dier? W.J. Thieme, Zutphen, 1977.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [ThieAlbe1985] E. Thiels and J. R. Alberts. Milk availability modulates weaning in the Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus). J. Comp. Psychol., 99:447--456, 1985.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2010/10/10 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/05/06)

accepted: 2015/11/06

refer to this entry as: AmP Rattus norvegicus version 2015/11/06 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/