Gene Symbol: IL13
Description: interleukin 13
Alias: interleukin-13, IL-13
Species: cow
Products:     IL13

Top Publications

  1. Buitkamp J, Jann O, Fries R. The cattle interleukin-13 gene: genomic organization, chromosomal location, and evolution of the promoter. Immunogenetics. 1999;49:872-8 pubmed
    ..In domestic animal species no sequence information is available for the IL13 gene. Here, we report the isolation and sequencing of the cattle IL13 gene...
  2. Trigona W, Brown W, Estes D. Functional implications for signaling via the IL4R/IL13R complex on bovine cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 1999;72:73-9 pubmed
    ..The expression patterns and their implications for receptor chain utilization in signaling via these key TH2 signature cytokines will be discussed. ..
  3. Ohta Y, Hayashi M, Kanemaru T, Abe K, Ito Y, Oike M. Dual modulation of airway smooth muscle contraction by Th2 cytokines via matrix metalloproteinase-1 production. J Immunol. 2008;180:4191-9 pubmed
    ..This indicates that Th2 cytokines modulate airway contraction without affecting cellular contractility but by secreting MMP-1 from the SM cells via PI3K activation and changing cell-to-matrix interactions. ..