Asthma Pregnancy Alters Postnatal Development of Chromaffin Cells in the Rat Adrenal Medulla

Abstract

BACKGROUND Adrenal neuroendocrine plays an important role in asthma. The activity of the sympathoadrenal system could be altered by early life events. The effects of maternal asthma during pregnancy on the adrenal medulla of offspring remain unknown. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS This study aims to explore the influence of maternal asthma during… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020337

Topics

11 Figures and Tables