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Gene array analysis of adrenal glands in broiler chickens following ACTH treatment

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  • Clara Bureau
  • Christelle Hennequet-Antier
  • Michel Couty
  • Daniel Guémené

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)430
JournalBMC Genomics
Volume10
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Publication statusPublished - 2009

Abstract

Difference in adaptability responses to stress has been observed amongst bird species, strains, and individuals. Components of the HPA axis, one of the internal systems involved in homeostasis re-establishment following stress, could play a role in this variability of responses. The aim of the present study was 1) to identify genes involved in the regulation of adrenal activity following ACTH stimulation and 2) to examine adrenal genes differentially expressed in individuals with high and low plasma corticosterone response following ACTH treatment.

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  • Adrenal Glands, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Animals, Chickens, Corticosterone, Female, Gene Expression Profiling, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, RNA, Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction

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