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Table 1 Numbers of differentially expressed genes (DE) in the Pectoralis major muscle in each comparison

From: Thermal manipulation of the chicken embryo triggers differential gene expression in response to a later heat challenge

Differentially expressed genes TM/C CHC/C TMHC/TM TMHC/CHC
Upregulated 17 60 417 0
Downregulated 11 68 342 0
Total 28 128 759 0
  1. Chickens incubated and reared in standard conditions (Controls, C), thermally manipulated during embryogenesis and reared in standard conditions (TM), incubated in standard conditions and exposed to heat challenge at d 34 (CHC) or thermally manipulated during embryogenesis and exposed to heat challenge at d 34 (TMHC)