Genomes and Genes


interleukin 21


Gene Symbol: interleukin 21
Description: interleukin 21
Alias: interleukin-21, IL-21
Species: cow
Products:     interleukin 21

Top Publications

  1. Muneta Y, Kikuma R, Yoshihara K, Mori Y. Cloning, expression, and tissue distribution of bovine interleukin-21. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2003;95:73-80 pubmed
    ..The mRNA expression for bovine IL-21 was observed in the spleen, but not in the brain, heart, lung, liver, and kidney. The bovine IL-21 identified in this study may provide new methods for the enhancement of innate immunity in cows. ..
  2. Gowane G, Sharma A, Sankar M, Narayanan K, Bisht P, Subramaniam S, et al. The expression of IL6 and 21 in crossbred calves upregulated by inactivated trivalent FMD vaccine. Anim Biotechnol. 2014;25:108-18 pubmed publisher
    ..8) with the unprotected group (<1.8). Expression of IL21 on 28 DPV was numerically higher in the protected than that of the unprotected group of calves. ..