Osteogenesis in Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) and Expression of VEGF in this Process between 5 to 19 Days of IncubationPaula Fratini1*, Dayane Alcântara1, Marcio Nogueira Rodrigues1, Fernanda Menezes de Oliveira e Silva1,André Luis Rezende Franciolli1, Erika Toledo da Fonseca1,Valdir Pavanelo Junior1, Carlos Alberto Palmeira Sarmento1,Antonio José Piantino Ferreira2 and Maria Angelica Miglino1
- *Corresponding Author:
- Paula Fratini
Departamento de Cirurgia
Setor de Anatomia
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo
Email: [email protected]
Received date: June 25, 2013; Accepted date: July 25, 2013; Published date: July 30, 2013
Citation: Fratini P, Alcântara D, Rodrigues MN, de Oliveira e Silva FM, et al. (2013) Osteogenesis in Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) and Expression of VEGF in this Process between 5° to 19° Days of Incubation. J Cytol Histol 4:178. doi: 10.4172/2157-7099.1000178
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Poultry production is of great economic importance nowadays and it is important to constantly improve the production quality. In this context, the bird growth and adequate bone development are necessary for successful production. In this paper we evaluate the expression of VEGF and its importance in the osteogenesis process in embryonic and fetal tissues of Gallus gallus domesticus at different gestational ages. We observed that the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) is essential in the formation of cartilaginous tissue and bone in the embryo and fetus of Gallus gallus domesticus.