|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Other Accession||NP_003692, 4507595|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||35 kDa|
|Application Notes||sRANK-L antibody can be used for detection of sRANK-L by Western blot at 0.25 - 0.5 µg/mL. Antibody can also be used for immunohistochemistry starting at 5 µg/mL.|
|Other Names||sRANK Ligand Antibody: ODF, OPGL, sOdf, CD254, OPTB2, RANKL, TRANCE, hRANKL2, Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 11, Osteoclast differentiation factor, ODF, tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily, member 11|
|Reconstitution & Storage||sRANK Ligand antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year. As with all antibodies care should be taken to avoid repeated freeze thaw cycles. Antibodies should not be exposed to prolonged high temperatures.|
|Precautions||sRANK Ligand Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||OPGL, RANKL, TRANCE|
|Function||Cytokine that binds to TNFRSF11B/OPG and to TNFRSF11A/RANK. Osteoclast differentiation and activation factor. Augments the ability of dendritic cells to stimulate naive T-cell proliferation. May be an important regulator of interactions between T-cells and dendritic cells and may play a role in the regulation of the T-cell-dependent immune response. May also play an important role in enhanced bone-resorption in humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy.|
|Cellular Location||Isoform 1: Cell membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein Isoform 2: Cytoplasm.|
|Tissue Location||Highest in the peripheral lymph nodes, weak in spleen, peripheral blood Leukocytes, bone marrow, heart, placenta, skeletal muscle, stomach and thyroid|
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sRANK Ligand Antibody: The receptor activator of NF-κB ligand (RANK-L) is a recently discovered member of the TNF-ligand family involved in the regulation of the T cell-dependent immune response, lymph node organogenesis and bone formation. RANK-L exists as both a normal, transmembrane form and a truncated, soluble form (sRANK-L), both of which can stimulate the receptor. Activation of T cells, such as by treatment with interleukin-7, induces RANK-L production and leads to an increase of osteoclast formation and bone loss. Finally, sRANK-L can activate the antiapoptotic kinase Akt through a signaling complex involving Src kinase and TRAF6, suggesting sRANK-L may also play a role in regulating apoptosis. This antibody will recognize both the soluble form and the uncleaved transmembrane form of RANK-L.
Wong BR, Rho J, Arron J, et al. TRANCE is a novel ligand of the tumor necrosis factor receptor family that activates c-Jun N-terminal kinase in T cells. J. Biol. Chem. 1997; 272:25190-4.
Kong YY, Yoshida H, Sarosi I, et al. OPGL is a key regulator of osteoclastogenesis, lymphocyte development and lymph-node organogenesis. Nature 1999; 397:315-23.
Weitzmann MN, Cenci S, Rifas L, et al. Interleukin-7 stimulates osteoclast formation by up-regulating the T-cell production of soluble osteoclastogenic cytokines. Blood 2000; 96:1873-8.
Bharti AC, Takada Y, Shishodia S, et al. Evidence that receptor activator of the nuclear factor (NF)-kappaB ligand can suppress cell proliferation and induce apoptosis through activation of a NF-kappaB-independent and TRAF6-dependent mechanism. J. Biol. Chem. 2004; 279:6065-76.
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