Changes in social exploration of a lipopolysaccharides-treated conspecific in mice: role of environmental cues.

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Despite the many advantages offered by sociality in animals, one of its main drawbacks is the increased propensity to be exposed to parasites and pathogens. In infection (bacteria and viruses), one of the common symptoms used to describe an animal experiencing an acute inflammation is a "social disinterest". According to the literature, this reduction in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2008.05.008

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@article{Renault2008ChangesIS, title={Changes in social exploration of a lipopolysaccharides-treated conspecific in mice: role of environmental cues.}, author={Julien Renault and Gilles Gheusi and Arnaud Aubert}, journal={Brain, behavior, and immunity}, year={2008}, volume={22 8}, pages={1201-7} }