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Chronic Subordinate Colony Housing (CSC) as a Model of Chronic Psychosocial Stress in Male Rats

Nyuyki, Kewir D., Beiderbeck, Daniela Ingeborg, Lukas, Michael, Neumann, Inga D. and Reber, Stefan Oskar (2012) Chronic Subordinate Colony Housing (CSC) as a Model of Chronic Psychosocial Stress in Male Rats. PLoS One 7 (12), e52371.

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Abstract

Chronic subordinate colony housing (CSC) is an adequate and reliable mouse model of chronic psychosocial stress, resulting in reduced body weight gain, reduced thymus and increased adrenal weight, long-lasting anxiety-like behaviour, and spontaneous colitis. Furthermore, CSC mice show increased corticotrophin (ACTH) responsiveness to acute heterotypic stressors, suggesting a general mechanism ...

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Item type:Article
Date:26 December 2012
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Tierphysiologie/Neurobiologie (Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1371/journal.pone.0052371DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:27515
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