Dev Comp Immunol 2021 Apr 17:104107. Epub 2021 Apr 17.
School of Marine Science and Engineering, Qingdao Agricultural University, Qingdao, Shandong Province, 266109, China; State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, And Key Laboratory of Aquaculture Disease Control, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430072, China; Laboratory for Marine Biology and Biotechnology, Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, Qingdao, Shandong Province, 266237, China; The Innovation Academy of Seed Design, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China. Electronic address:
IL-22, a multifunctional cytokine, acts as an important regulator in host immunity in mammals. IL-22 homologues have been characterized in several species of fish, with its expression found in multiple tissues/cells in fish, but its target cells have not been fully analyzed. In the present research, different organ/tissue isolated cells were examined for the expression of IL-22 and the induced IL-22 responses in mandarin fish. Read More