E Merlot

Summary

Affiliation: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health and immune traits of Basque and Large White pigs housed in a conventional or enriched environment
    E Merlot
    INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Animal 6:1290-9. 2012
  2. pmc Dynamics of serum antibodies to and load of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) in pigs in three finishing herds, affected or not by postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome
    Inger M Brunborg
    National Veterinary Institute, PO Box 750 Sentrum, N 0106 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Vet Scand 52:22. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Immune alterations induced by social defeat do not alter the course of an on-going BCG infection in mice
    Elodie Merlot
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INRA INSERM, Institut Francois Magendie, Bordeaux, France
    Neuroimmunomodulation 11:414-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal stress, fetal imprinting and immunity
    E Merlot
    INRA, UMR1079, Systèmes d Elevage, Nutrition Animale et Humaine, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Brain Behav Immun 22:42-51. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The rank assessed in a food competition test influences subsequent reactivity to immune and social challenges in mice
    Elodie Merlot
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INRA, Institut Francois Magendie, rue Camille Saint Saens, 33077 Bordeaux, France
    Brain Behav Immun 18:468-75. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Importance of fighting in the immune effects of social defeat
    Elodie Merlot
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INRA INSERM, Institut Francois Magendie, rue Camille Saint Saens, 33077 Bordeaux, France
    Physiol Behav 80:351-7. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Feed restriction applied after weaning has different effects on pig performance and health depending on the sanitary conditions
    H Pastorelli
    INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    J Anim Sci 90:4866-75. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Suppression of restraint-induced plasma cytokines in mice pretreated with LPS
    E Merlot
    INSERM U394, Neurobiologie Integrative, Institut Francois Magendie, Bordeaux, France
    Stress 5:131-5. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of immune and health markers in intact and neonatally castrated male pigs
    E Merlot
    UMR1348 PEGASE, INRA, Saint Gilles F 35590, France
    Vet Rec 173:317. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Cytokine production by spleen cells after social defeat in mice: activation of T cells and reduced inhibition by glucocorticoids
    Elodie Merlot
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INRA INSERM, Institut FrançMagendie, Bordeaux, France
    Stress 7:55-61. 2004

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Health and immune traits of Basque and Large White pigs housed in a conventional or enriched environment
    E Merlot
    INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Animal 6:1290-9. 2012
    ..These observations strengthen the hypothesis that selection for high meat production level might be associated with an increased susceptibility of animals to environmental stressors...
  2. pmc Dynamics of serum antibodies to and load of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) in pigs in three finishing herds, affected or not by postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome
    Inger M Brunborg
    National Veterinary Institute, PO Box 750 Sentrum, N 0106 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Vet Scand 52:22. 2010
    ..This study focused on PCV2 load and antibody dynamics in finishing herds with different PMWS status...
  3. ncbi request reprint Immune alterations induced by social defeat do not alter the course of an on-going BCG infection in mice
    Elodie Merlot
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INRA INSERM, Institut Francois Magendie, Bordeaux, France
    Neuroimmunomodulation 11:414-8. 2004
    ..Accordingly, social defeat was unable to influence the mycobacterial growth in vivo. These results support the hypothesis postulating that stress does not affect antigen-specific response when it is applied after priming...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prenatal stress, fetal imprinting and immunity
    E Merlot
    INRA, UMR1079, Systèmes d Elevage, Nutrition Animale et Humaine, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Brain Behav Immun 22:42-51. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint The rank assessed in a food competition test influences subsequent reactivity to immune and social challenges in mice
    Elodie Merlot
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INRA, Institut Francois Magendie, rue Camille Saint Saens, 33077 Bordeaux, France
    Brain Behav Immun 18:468-75. 2004
    ..Therefore, social interactions emerging in a stable social group may be involved in the individual differences observed in endocrine activity and in immune system reactivity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Importance of fighting in the immune effects of social defeat
    Elodie Merlot
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INRA INSERM, Institut Francois Magendie, rue Camille Saint Saens, 33077 Bordeaux, France
    Physiol Behav 80:351-7. 2003
    ..The increased immune reactivity observed in the fight-associated procedure could result from either a stronger psychological stress or a direct immune activation through the wounds...
  7. doi request reprint Feed restriction applied after weaning has different effects on pig performance and health depending on the sanitary conditions
    H Pastorelli
    INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    J Anim Sci 90:4866-75. 2012
    ..In conclusion, imposing feed restriction on pigs during the first days after weaning does not seem to be an effective strategy to decrease the negative effects of Poor sanitary conditions; rather, it reinforces these effects...
  8. ncbi request reprint Suppression of restraint-induced plasma cytokines in mice pretreated with LPS
    E Merlot
    INSERM U394, Neurobiologie Integrative, Institut Francois Magendie, Bordeaux, France
    Stress 5:131-5. 2002
    ..They also suggest that LPS may induce a long lasting suppression of plasma cytokines through mechanisms that remain to be elucidated...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of immune and health markers in intact and neonatally castrated male pigs
    E Merlot
    UMR1348 PEGASE, INRA, Saint Gilles F 35590, France
    Vet Rec 173:317. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the effects of neonatal castration were moderate. Other studies are needed to clarify the possible detrimental outcomes of castration on lymphocyte numbers and thymic growth. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Cytokine production by spleen cells after social defeat in mice: activation of T cells and reduced inhibition by glucocorticoids
    Elodie Merlot
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INRA INSERM, Institut FrançMagendie, Bordeaux, France
    Stress 7:55-61. 2004
    ..Wounded and non-wounded mice presented similar responses to stress. This study shows that social disruption stress enhances the reactivity of cells from both the acquired and innate immune systems...
  11. doi request reprint Comparative effects of a prenatal stress occurring during early or late gestation on pig immune response
    David Couret
    INRA, UMR1079, F 35 590 Saint Gilles, France
    Physiol Behav 98:498-504. 2009
    ..06), and in females only in response to ConA (P<0.01) and PWM (P<0.05). Overall, the effects of PNS in pigs seem to depend on the stage of gestation, gender and the immune compartment...
  12. doi request reprint Influence of housing and season on pubertal development, boar taint compounds and skin lesions of male pigs
    A Prunier
    1 INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Animal 7:2035-43. 2013
    ..05). Overall, this study suggests the effect of season on sexual development, the effect of the housing system on behaviour, and demonstrates the links between sexual hormones, behaviour and boar taint. ..
  13. doi request reprint Neonatal surgical castration of male pigs reduces thymic growth but has moderate consequences on thymocytes
    C Leclercq
    INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France AGROCAMPUS OUEST, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35000 Rennes, France
    J Anim Sci 92:2415-21. 2014
    ..However, thymic cells seem to be more sensitive to the inhibitory influence of norepinephrine in CT than in CS pigs. The significance of such difference for animal health remains to be explored. ..
  14. doi request reprint Endocrine response of gilts to various common stressors: a comparison of indicators and methods of analysis
    E Merlot
    INRA, UMR1079, Systèmes d Elevage Nutrition Animale et Humaine, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Physiol Behav 102:259-65. 2011
    ..These data confirmed that salivary cortisol is a good indicator to measure the HPA response to a stressor, provided that post-treatment levels can be compared with pre-treatment levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Behavioural, endocrine and immune responses to repeated social stress in pregnant gilts
    D Couret
    1INRA, UMR1079, Systèmes d Elevage Nutrition Animale et Humaine, F 35000 Rennes, France
    Animal 3:118-27. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Impact of feed restriction on health, digestion and faecal microbiota of growing pigs housed in good or poor hygiene conditions
    N Le Floc'h
    1INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Animal 8:1632-42. 2014
    ..However, our study opens discussions regarding the impact of hygiene and feed restriction on gut microbial communities and digestive health...
  17. doi request reprint Prenatal stress, immunity and neonatal health in farm animal species
    E Merlot
    1 INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Animal 7:2016-25. 2013
    ..Field data and epidemiological studies are needed to quantify the role of maternal welfare problems in neonatal health and survival. ..
  18. doi request reprint Sanitary housing conditions modify the performance and behavioural response of weaned pigs to feed- and housing-related stressors
    H Pastorelli
    INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Animal 6:1811-20. 2012
    ..The results of this study show an effect of sanitary conditions on the responses of pigs to a diet change, whereas those to a housing change were little affected by the sanitary conditions...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of neonatal surgical castration and immunocastration in male pigs on blood T lymphocytes and health markers
    C Leclercq
    1 INRA, UMR1348 PEGASE, F 35590 Saint Gilles, France
    Animal 8:836-43. 2014
    ..Overall, no clear functional consequences of either method on commercial pig immune abilities were demonstrated, but more investigations are required to ascertain this conclusion. ..
  20. doi request reprint Maternal stress during late gestation has moderate but long-lasting effects on the immune system of the piglets
    David Couret
    INRA, UMR1079, F 35000 Rennes, France
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 131:17-24. 2009
    ..These effects are not due to modifications of the HPA axis activity and may impair the abilities of the piglets to efficiently react against infections during the suckling period and around weaning...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cytokine stress responses depend on lateralization in mice
    Pierre J Neveu
    Neurobiologie Integrative, INSERM U394, Institut Francois Magendie, Bordeaux, France
    Stress 6:5-9. 2003
    ..This suggests that alpha-adrenergic modulation of IL-1 production depends on lateralization through mechanisms that need further investigation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chronic psychosocial stress down-regulates central cytokines mRNA
    Alessandro Bartolomucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11 A, 43100, Parma, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 62:173-8. 2003
    ..These findings may open new perspectives for understanding the pathophysiological basis of chronic stress-induced disorders...