Gene Symbol: IFNG
Description: interferon gamma
Alias: IFN-gamma, interferon gamma
Species: bottle-nosed dolphin

Top Publications

  1. Sitt T, Bowen L, Blanchard M, Smith B, Gershwin L, Byrne B, et al. Quantitation of leukocyte gene expression in cetaceans. Dev Comp Immunol. 2008;32:1253-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Cytokine gene analysis has the potential to identify immune system perturbations induced by environmental insult as well as providing diagnostic tools for characterizing immune responses to environmental antigens and vaccines...
  2. Inoue Y, Itou T, Oike T, Sakai T. Cloning and sequencing of the bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) interferon-gamma gene. J Vet Med Sci. 1999;61:939-42 pubmed
    ..Comparison of the predicted amino acid sequence showed that dolphin IFN-(gamma)shares 86, 85, 63 and 42% similarity with the bovine, ovine, human and mouse IFN-gamma, respectively. ..