Lijing Yang's research while affiliated with Wuhan University and other places

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As a cytokine in interleukin-1(IL-1) family, interleukin-33(IL-33) usually exists in the cytoplasm and cell nucleus. When the cells are activated or damaged, IL-33 can be secreted into extracellular and regulate the functions of various immune cells through binding to its specific receptor suppression of tumorigenicity 2 (ST2). Except regulating th...

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... Viral infection is an important factor predisposing for cancer, and related reports have shown that coronaviruses are associated with certain tumors. It has been confirmed that the virus exists in the intestines of patients with COVID-19 [17,[26][27][28], and approximately 15% of patients with COVID-19 have gastrointestinal symptoms along with respiratory symptoms [29]. However, the relationship between coronavirus and CRC is not yet known. ...
... Importantly, IL-33, a newly identified member of the IL-1 cytokine family, plays a protective role against inflammation of adipose tissue by directly and indirectly regulating T-regulatory cells (Tregs) function. Further investigations are required to determine to which extent IL-33 contributes to metabolic disorders in humans [16]. ...