Gene Symbol: IL10
Description: interleukin 10
Alias: interleukin-10
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. Segawa T, Karatani N, Itou T, Suzuki M, Sakai T. Cloning and characterization of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) interleukin-10. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2013;154:62-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicated that the structure and function of bottlenose dolphin IL-10 is similar to that of other animals. This is the first report of the characterization of an anti-inflammatory cytokine in cetaceans. ..