Individual differences in response to LPS and psychological stress in aged rats.

@article{Wachulec1997IndividualDI,
  title={Individual differences in response to LPS and psychological stress in aged rats.},
  author={Maciej Wachulec and Elizabeth Peloso and Evelyn Satinoff},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={272 4 Pt 2},
  pages={R1252-7}
}
Old rats may show blunted fever or hypothermia after injection of lipopolysaccharide (LPS), a fever-producing agent, and have a reduced body temperature (Tb) rise in response to psychological stress. These results may partly be a consequence of aging per se, partly a sex difference, and partly an effect of differences in types and doses of pyrogen. Here we… CONTINUE READING