1.Pengfei Mu, Yuhua Wang, Jingqun Ao, Chunxiang Ai**, Xinhua Chen**. 2018. Molecular cloning and bioactivity of an IL-2 homologue in large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea). Fish Shellfish Immunology. 81:309-317

2.Yang Ding, Jingqun Ao, Xinhua Chen. 2017.Comparative study of interleukin-17C (IL-17C) and IL-17D in large yellow croaker Larimichthys crocea reveals their similar but differential functional activity. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 76: 34-44

3.Kaiqiong Mao, Wei Chen, Yinnan Mu**, Jingqun Ao, Xinhua Chen*.2018. Identification of two IL-4/13 homologues in large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea) revealed their similar roles in inducing alternative activation of monocytes/macrophages. Fish Shellfish Immunology. 80:180-190

4.Cong Zhang, Wenbin Guo, Yuguang Wang, Xinhua Chen*. 2018. The complete genome sequence of Colwellia sp. NB097-1 reveals evidence for the potential genetic basis for its adaptation to cold environment. Marine Genomics 37:54-57

5.Shimin Zhou, Yinnan Mu, Jingqun Ao, Xinhua Chen*. 2018. Molecular characterization and functional activity of CXCL8_L3 in large yellow croaker Larimichthys crocea. Fish Shellfish Immunology. 75:124-131

6.Yaping Wu#, Wenbin Guo#, Jianbo Zhao, Lianshuai Ding, Xinhua Chen*. 2018. Isolation and identification of a novel LCI like antibacterial protein from Bacillus sp. MD-5 reveals its potential application in controlling Staphylococcus aureus in food industry. Food Control. 89:142-149

7.Yinnan Mu, Shimin Zhou, Ning Ding, Jingqun Ao, Xinhua Chen*. 2019. Molecular characterization of a new fish specific chemokine CXCL_F6 in large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea) and its role in inflammatory response. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 84: 787–794

8.Yinnan Mu, Jieying Huo, Yanyun Guan, Dingding Fan, Xiaoqiang Xiao, Jingguang Wei, Qiuhua Li, Pengfei Mu, Jingqun Ao & Xinhua Chen*. An improved genome assembly for Larimichthys crocea reveals hepcidin gene expansion with diversified regulation and function. Commnications Biology, 2018, Vol.1:195.

9.Yang Ding, Yanyun Guan, Xiaohong Huang, Jingqun Ao, Xinhua Chen. 2019. Characterization and function of a group II type I interferon in the perciform fish, large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea). Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 86: 152–159

10.Qiuhua Li, Libing Xu, Jingqun Ao, Chunxiang Ai, Xinhua Chen.Identification and bioactivity of a granulocyte colony-stimulating factor b homologue from large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea). Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 90: 20–29

11.Yupeng Huang, Xiaoqin Yuan, Pengfei Mu, Qiuhua Li, Jingqun Ao,Xinhua Chen. 2019. Development of monoclonal antibody against IgM of large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea) and characterization of IgM+ B cells. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 91: 216–222