Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp 591–592 | Cite as

Activity of the reticuloendothelial system following exposure to electric stress and thymectomy

  • A. L. Granata
  • C. Vecchi
  • A. Corsi
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Summary

After electric stress stimulation, granulopectic activity is reduced in otherwise normal rats, whereas it appears to be increased in thymectomized animals. The differences between the 2 groups of animals seem to support the hypothesis that the effects of stress upon the overall phagocytic capacity may be mediated by the products of lymphocyte breakdown.

Keywords

Reticuloendothelial System Phagocytic Capacity Electric Stress Stress Stimulation Thymectomized Animal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. Granata
    • 1
  • C. Vecchi
    • 1
  • A. Corsi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Patologia Sperimentale dell'UniversitàAnconaItaly

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