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Current husbandry and care guidelines for laboratory animals recommend social housing for nonhuman primates and all other social species. However, not all individuals of a social species are compatible, which can lead to psychosocial stress on certain members. Because stress affects immune...

Author(s)
Scott, M. R. van; Reece, S. P.; Olmstead, S.; Wardle, R.; Rosenbaum, M. D.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2013, 52, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

The social behavior in laboratory animals occurs in conspecific groups. In the past two decades, the physiological basis of the social behavior in laboratory rats has been gradually elucidated through various neural approaches. In addition, the relevance of social related behavior for...

Author(s)
Yamamuro, Y.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Animal Science Journal, 2006, 77, 4, pp 386-394