Effect of Stress on Skin Transplantation Immunity in Mice

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Science  15 Jan 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3394, pp. 159-160
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3394.159


Chronic avoidance-learning stress was found to depress the immune reaction responsible for skin homograft rejection to a modest but significant degree. This effect was observed in a genetically uniform as well as a heterogeneous line of mice.

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