Fish Immunoglobulins

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Mashoof, Sara ; Criscitiello, Michael F. (2016)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Biology, volume 5, issue 4 (issn: 2079-7737, eissn: 2079-7737)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5192425, doi: 10.3390/biology5040045
  • Subject: shark | humoral immunity | immunoglobulin light chain | antibody | natural selection | immunoglobulin | evolution | teleost | QH301-705.5 | immunoglobulin heavy chain | Review | fish | Biology (General)

The B cell receptor and secreted antibody are at the nexus of humoral adaptive immunity. In this review, we summarize what is known of the immunoglobulin genes of jawed cartilaginous and bony fishes. We focus on what has been learned from genomic or cDNA sequence data, ... View more
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