Variations in behavior, innate immunity and host resistance to B16F10 melanoma growth in mice that present social stable hierarchical ranks.

@article{SRocha2006VariationsIB,
  title={Variations in behavior, innate immunity and host resistance to B16F10 melanoma growth in mice that present social stable hierarchical ranks.},
  author={Vanessa de Moura S{\'a}-Rocha and Luiz Carlos S{\'a}-Rocha and Jo{\~a}o Palermo-Neto},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={88 1-2},
  pages={108-15}
}
The present study analyzed the effect of social stable hierarchical dominance/submissive relationships in C57BL/6 mice on behavior, innate immunity, serum corticosterone levels and host resistance to B16F10 melanoma growth. Adult mice (90 days old) kept in pairs since weaning, were analyzed for dominant/submissive ranking in three consecutive days according to the presence or absence of fighting and/or anticipatory submissive responses. Only the pairs of mice where dominant/submissive… CONTINUE READING