Social Status and Gene Regulation: Conservation and Context Dependence in Primates.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Current models suggest that low social status affects immune function by increasing inflammation and compromising antiviral defense. While this pattern appears to be somewhat conserved, recent studies argue that the gene regulatory signature of social status also depends on the local environment and the nature of social hierarchies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Simons, ND; Tung, J

Published Date

  • September 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 722 - 725

PubMed ID

  • 31320266

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7101489

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-307X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1364-6613

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.tics.2019.06.003


  • eng