Human RANK/TNFRSF11A Antibody

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  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human RANK in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In these formats, approximately 30% cross‑reactivity with recombinant mouse RANK is observed.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Goat IgG
  • Purification
    Antigen Affinity-purified
  • Immunogen
    Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant human RANK
    Gln29-Gly213
    Accession # Q9Y6Q6
  • Formulation
    Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
  • Endotoxin Level
    <0.10 EU per 1 μg of the antibody by the LAL method.
  • Label
    Unconjugated
Applications
  •  
    Recommended
    Concentration
    Sample
  • Western Blot
    0.1 µg/mL
    Recombinant Human RANK/TNFRSF11A Fc Chimera (Catalog # 683-RK)
  • Agonist Activity
    4-8 µg/mL
    See below
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
Data Examples
Human RANK/TNFRSF11A Antibody Induces Osteoclast Differentiation in Mouse Splenocytes. Human RANK/TNFRSF11A Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody induces osteoclast differentiation in the presence of 20 ng/mL recombinant mouse M-CSF (Catalog # 416-ML), in a dose-dependent manner, as measured by the tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP) solution assay. The ED50 for this effect is typically 4-8 µg/mL.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
  • Shipping
    The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
  • Stability & Storage
    Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
    • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
    • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
    • 6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: RANK/TNFRSF11A

RANK (receptor activator of NF-kappa B, also known as TRANCE receptor, osteoclast differentiation factor receptor [ODFR]) and TNFRSF11A is a member of the tumor necrosis factor receptor family. The full length human RANK cDNA encodes a type I transmembrane protein of 616 amino acids with a predicted 184 amino acid extracellular domain and a 383 amino acid cytoplasmic domain. The extracellular domain contains two potential N-linked glycosylation sites. RANK shares significant amino acid homology with other members of the TNF R family in its extracellular four cysteine-rich repeats. Human and murine RANK share 81% amino acid identity in their extracellular domains. RANK is widely expressed with highest levels in skeletal muscle, thymus, liver, colon, small intestine and adrenal gland. RANK is expressed in dendritic cells. In activated human peripheral blood T lymphocytes, RANK expression is induced by IL-4 and TGF-beta. Multiple tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated factors (TRAFs) are involved in the signaling of RANK. TRANCE (TNF-related activation-induced cytokines, also known as RANK ligand [RANKL], osteoprotegerin ligand [OPGL], and osteoclast differentiation factor [ODF]) is the ligand for RANK. The biological functions mediated through RANK include activation of NF-kappa B and c-jun N-terminal kinase, enhancement of T cell growth and dendritic cell function, induction of osteoclastogenesis, and lymph node organogenesis. Soluble RANK is able to block TRANCE induced biological activity.

  • References:
    1. Anderson, D.M. et al. (1997) Nature 390:175.
    2. Nakagawa, N. et al. (1998) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 245:382.
  • Long Name:
    Receptor Activator of NF-kappa-B
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    8792 (Human); 21934 (Mouse)
  • Alternate Names:
    CD265 antigen; CD265; FEO; loss of heterozygosity, 18, chromosomal region 1; ODFR; ODFROSTS; OFE; OPTB7; Osteoclast differentiation factor receptor; PDB2; RANK; RANKLOH18CR1; Receptor activator of NF-KB; receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B; TNFRSF11A; TRANCE R; TRANCER; tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 11A; tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 11a, activator of NFKB; tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 11a, NFKB activator
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  1. IL-3 inhibits human osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption through downregulation of c-Fms and diverts the cells to dendritic cell lineage.
    Authors: Gupta N, Barhanpurkar AP, Tomar GB
    J. Immunol., 2010;185(4):2261-72.
    Species: Human
    Sample Type: Whole Cells
    Application: ICC
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