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Fig. 8 | Respiratory Research

Fig. 8

From: Preterm birth impairs postnatal lung development in the neonatal rabbit model

Fig. 8

Effects of prematurity on extracellular matrix components, VEGFA and surfactant proteins. a Elastin mRNA-expression is ambiguously dysregulated by preterm birth (n = 10). b, c Nor COL1A2 mRNA-expression (n = 10) nor the collagen positive area on lung tissue slides is significantly dysregulated by preterm birth. d VEGFA mRNA-expression is significantly decreased after preterm birth (n = 10). e, f Surfactant protein B and C mRNA-expression is upregulated by preterm birth (n = 10). *p < 0.05

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