Protein kinase Cα in lungs after surgical interventions. (a) Cytosolic and (b) membrane fractions. Data are presented as mean ± SEM. Sham, sham-operated group (n = 5); CLP, cecum ligation and puncture group (n = 6); CLP+Tezo, cecum ligation and puncture + tezosentan group (n = 6). †p < 0.05 between Sham and CLP groups; ‡p < 0.05 between Sham and CLP+Tezo groups; *p > 0.05 between CLP and CLP+Tezo groups.