Gene Symbol: TNF
Description: tumor necrosis factor
Alias: Cachectin, TNF-a, TNF-alpha, TNFA, TNFSF2, tumor necrosis factor, tumor necrosis factor alpha, tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 2
Species: bottle-nosed dolphin

Top Publications

  1. Shoji Y, Inoue Y, Sugisawa H, Itou T, Endo T, Sakai T. Molecular cloning and functional characterization of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) tumor necrosis factor alpha. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2001;82:183-92 pubmed
    Bottlenose dolphin tumor necrosis factor alpha (doTNF-alpha) cDNA was cloned by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and the nucleic and deduced amino acid sequences were determined...
  2. 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...