ZFIN ID: ZDB-LAB-170220-5
Mingxian Chang Lab
PI/Director: Chang, Mingxian
Contact Person: Chang, Mingxian
Email: mingxianchang@ihb.ac.cn
Address: Research Group of Fish Comparative Immunology Center for Fish Biology and Fishery Biotechnology Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430072, CHINA
Country: China
Phone: 86-27-68780760
Fax: 86-27-68780123
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We are interested in the roles of pattern recognition receptors and the key molecules of immune signaling pathways in pathogens infection and immune regulation.

Cao, Lu Graduate Student Hu, Yiwei Graduate Student Ren, Shisi Graduate Student
Wu, Xiaoman Graduate Student

Cao, L., Fang, H., Yan, D., Wu, X.M., Zhang, J., Chang, M.X. (2022) CD44a functions as a regulator of p53 signaling, apoptosis and autophagy in the antibacterial immune response. Communications biology. 5:889
Yang, Y.Y., Zheng, S.Y., Fang, H., Wu, X.M., Zhang, J., Chang, M.X. (2022) Immunoprotective Effects of Two Histone H2A Variants in the Grass Carp Against Flavobacterium columnare Infection. Frontiers in immunology. 13:939464
Cao, L., Yan, D., Xiao, J., Feng, H., Chang, M.X. (2021) The Zebrafish Antiapoptotic Protein BIRC2 Promotes Edwardsiella piscicida Infection by Inhibiting Caspases and Accumulating p53 in a p53 Transcription-Dependent and -Independent Manner. Frontiers in immunology. 12:781680
Qi, Z., Yan, D., Cao, L., Xu, Y., Chang, M. (2021) Zebrafish BID Exerts an Antibacterial Role by Negatively Regulating p53, but in a Caspase-8-Independent Manner. Frontiers in immunology. 12:707426
Wu, X., Xiong, F., Fang, H., Zhang, J., Chang, M. (2021) Crosstalks between NOD1 and Histone H2A Contribute to Host Defense against Streptococcus agalactiae Infection in Zebrafish. Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland). 10(7):
Xiong, F., Cao, L., Wu, X.M., Chang, M.X. (2020) The function of zebrafish gpbar1 in antiviral response and lipid metabolism. Developmental and comparative immunology. 116:103955
Fang, H., Wu, X.M., Hu, Y.W., Song, Y.J., Zhang, J., Chang, M.X. (2020) NLRC3-like 1 inhibits NOD1-RIPK2 pathway via targeting RIPK2. Developmental and comparative immunology. 112:103769
Wu, X.M., Zhang, J., Li, P.W., Hu, Y.W., Cao, L., Ouyang, S., Bi, Y.H., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2020) NOD1 Promotes Antiviral Signaling by Binding Viral RNA and Regulating the Interaction of MDA5 and MAVS. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 204(8):2216-2231
Zhang, C., Zhang, Q., Wang, J., Tian, J., Song, Y., Xie, H., Chang, M., Nie, P., Gao, Q., Zou, J. (2019) Transcriptomic responses of S100 family to bacterial and viral infection in zebrafish. Fish & shellfish immunology. 94:685-696
Wu, X.M., Cao, L., Hu, Y.W., Chang, M.X. (2019) Transcriptomic characterization of adult zebrafish infected with Streptococcus agalactiae. Fish & shellfish immunology. 94:355-372
Wu, X.M., Cao, L., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2019) Histone H2A cooperates with RIP2 to induce the expression of antibacterial genes and MHC related genes. Developmental and comparative immunology. 101:103455
Cao, L., Wu, X.M., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2019) The negative regulation of piscine CD44c in viral and bacterial infection. Developmental and comparative immunology. 96:135-143
Wu, X.M., Chen, W.Q., Hu, Y.W., Cao, L., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2018) RIP2 Is a Critical Regulator for NLRs Signaling and MHC Antigen Presentation but Not for MAPK and PI3K/Akt Pathways. Frontiers in immunology. 9:726
Cao, L., Wu, X.M., Hu, Y.W., Xue, N.N., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2018) The discrepancy function of NLRC5 isoforms in antiviral and antibacterial immune responses. Developmental and comparative immunology. 84:153-163
Hu, Y.W., Zhang, J., Wu, X.M., Cao, L., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2018) TANK-Binding Kinase 1 (TBK1) Isoforms Negatively Regulate Type I Interferon Induction by Inhibiting TBK1-IRF3 Interaction and IRF3 Phosphorylation. Frontiers in immunology. 9:84
Hu, Y.W., Wu, X.M., Ren, S.S., Cao, L., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2017) NOD1 deficiency impairs CD44a/Lck as well as PI3K/Akt pathway. Scientific Reports. 7:2979
Wu, X.M., Hu, Y.W., Xue, N.N., Ren, S.S., Chen, S.N., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2017) Role of zebrafish NLRC5 in antiviral response and transcriptional regulation of MHC related genes. Developmental and comparative immunology. 68:58-68
Zou, P.F., Chang, M.X., Li, Y., Xue, N.N., Li, J.H., Chen, S.N., Nie, P. (2016) NOD2 in zebrafish functions in antibacterial and also antiviral responses via NF-κB, and also MDA5, RIG-I and MAVS. Fish & shellfish immunology. 55:173-85
Zhang, L., Chen, W.Q., Hu, Y.W., Wu, X.M., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2016) TBK1-like transcript negatively regulates the production of IFN and IFN-stimulated genes through RLRs-MAVS-TBK1 pathway. Fish & shellfish immunology. 54:135-43
Chen, W.Q., Hu, Y.W., Zou, P.F., Ren, S.S., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2015) MAVS splicing variants contribute to the induction of interferon and interferon-stimulated genes mediated by RIG-I-like receptors. Developmental and comparative immunology. 49:19-30
Zou, P.F., Chang, M.X., Li, Y., Zhang, S.H., Fu, J.P., Chen, S.N., Nie, P. (2015) Higher antiviral response of RIG-I through enhancing RIG-I/MAVS-mediated signaling by its long insertion variant in zebrafish. Fish & shellfish immunology. 43(1):13-24
Hu, Y.W., Yu, Z.L., Xue, N.N., Nie, P., Chang, M.X. (2014) Expression and protective role of two novel NACHT-containing proteins in pathogen infection. Developmental and comparative immunology. 46(2):323-32
Zou, P.F., Chang, M.X., Xue, N.N., Liu, X.Q., Li, J.H., Fu, J.P., Chen, S.N., and Nie, P. (2014) Melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5 in zebrafish provoking higher interferon-promoter activity through signalling enhancing of its shorter splicing variant. Immunology. 141(2):192-202
Chang, M.X., Chen, W.Q., and Nie, P. (2010) Structure and expression pattern of teleost caspase recruitment domain (CARD) containing proteins that are potentially involved in NF-kappaB signalling. Developmental and comparative immunology. 34(1):1-13
Chang, M.X., Wang, Y.P., and Nie, P. (2009) Zebrafish peptidoglycan recognition protein SC (zfPGRP-SC) mediates multiple intracellular signaling pathways. Fish & shellfish immunology. 26(2):264-274
Liu, Y., Chang, M.X., Wu, S.G., and Nie, P. (2009) Characterization of C-C chemokine receptor subfamily in teleost fish. Molecular immunology. 46(3):498-504
Chang, M.X., and Nie, P. (2008) RNAi suppression of zebrafish peptidoglycan recognition protein 6 (zfPGRP6) mediated differentially expressed genes involved in Toll-like receptor signaling pathway and caused increased susceptibility to Flavobacterium columnare. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 124(3-4):295-301
Chang, M.X., Nie, P., and Wei, L.L. (2007) Short and long peptidoglycan recognition proteins (PGRPs) in zebrafish, with findings of multiple PGRP homologs in teleost fish. Molecular immunology. 44(11):3005-3023