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Taste receptors (TRs) are seven trans-membrane G protein-coupled receptors as well as the interface between internal and external milieus, which playing pivotal roles in nutrient identification and acquisition. To better understand the scope and function of tr gene family in common carp, one of the ...

Author(s)
Kong ShengNan; Dong ChuanJu; Lv HongZao; Chen Lin; Zhang JiangFan; Pu Fei; Li XueJun; Xu Peng
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Gene, 2018, 678, pp 65-72
Abstract

Intelectin displays carbohydrate binding capacity and has been demonstrated to agglutinate bacteria, suggesting its role in innate immunity. It has also been linked to many pathogenic conditions in human. After reporting two amphioxus orthologs and the zebrafish intelectin 2 (zITLN2), here we...

Author(s)
Chen Lei; Yan Jie; Shi Jing; Sun WenBo; Chen Zhi; Yu Jiang; Qi Jing; Du YiJun; Zhang HaiQing; Feng LiJun
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Fish & Shellfish Immunology, 2018, 83, pp 96-103
Abstract

Background: Aquaporins (Aqps) are integral membrane proteins that facilitate the transport of water and small solutes across cell membranes. Among vertebrate species, Aqps are highly conserved in both gene structure and amino acid sequence. These proteins are vital for maintaining water homeostasis ...

Author(s)
Dong ChuanJu; Chen Lin; Feng JingYan; Xu Jian; Shahid Mahboob; Al-Ghanim, K.; Li XueJun; Xu Peng
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2016, 11, 12, pp e0166160
Abstract

Background: Crucian carp (abbreviated CC) belongs to the genus of Carassius within the family of Cyprinidae. It has been one of the most important freshwater species for Chinese aquaculture and is especially abundant in the Dongting water system of Hunan province. CC used to be considered as all...

Author(s)
Xiao Jun; Zou TuoMi; Chen YuBao; Chen Lin; Liu ShaoJun; Tao Min; Zhang Chun; Zhao RuRong; Zhou Yi; Long Yu; You CuiPing; Yan JinPeng; Liu Yun
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genetics, 2011, 12, 20, pp (29 January 2011)

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