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An abnormal pulmonary vasculature may be an important component of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). We examined human infant lung for the endothelial cell marker PECAM-1 and for angiogenic factors and their receptors. Lung specimens were collected prospectively at approximately 6 h after death. The right middle lobe was inflation fixed and part of the(More)
Although the endothelial cell is the most abundant cell type in the differentiated lung, little is known about regulation of lung developmental vasculogenesis. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is an endothelial cell mitogen and angiogenic factor that has putative roles in vascular development. Mitogenic actions of VEGF are mediated by the tyrosine(More)
Healthy eating and regular physical activity plays a substantial role in preventing diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, diabetes and stroke etc. As mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives, it can alter the way we look after our health. Seeing the increase in adoption of mobile in our daily lives, we have used mobile as(More)
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