Activation of PKCalpha and pulmonary vascular remodelling in broilers.

  title={Activation of PKCalpha and pulmonary vascular remodelling in broilers.},
  author={Xun Tan and Yan-juan Liu and Jin-chun Li and Jia-qiang Pan and Wei-dong Sun and Xiaolong Wang},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  volume={79 2},
OBJECTIVE The present study was conducted to examine the presence of protein kinase Calpha (PKCalpha) in the pulmonary arterioles of broilers during the development of pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary vascular remodelling. METHOD One hundred and sixty day-old Avian-2000 broilers were divided equally into a control group and a cold temperature group. All the birds were reared in normal temperatures up to day 14, with the lighting schedule at 24 h per day. Thereafter, birds in the cold… CONTINUE READING