Detection of TRANCE/TNFSF11/RANK L in Human PBMCs by Flow Cytometry.
Human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) treated with PHA for were stained with Mouse Anti-Human IL‑2 R alpha PE‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB1020P) and either (A) Mouse Anti-Human TRANCE/TNFSF11/RANK L APC‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB6264A) or (B) Mouse IgG2B Allophycocyanin Isotype Control (Catalog # IC0041A). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Preparation and Storage
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Stability & Storage
Protect from light. Do not freeze.
12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Background: TRANCE/TNFSF11/RANK L
TNF-related activation-induced cytokine (TRANCE; also RANK L, OPGL, and ODF) is a 35 kDa (predicted) type II transmembrane glycoprotein and member of the TNF cytokine family. Human TRANCE is 317 amino acids (aa) in length and contains a 47 aa cytoplasmic region, a 21 aa transmembrane region, and a 249 extracellular domain (ECD), which contains two potential sites of N-linked glycosylation. Splicing variants produce three isoforms for human TRANCE. Isoform 1 is the standard form. In isoform 2, aa corresponding to 1-73 in isoform 1 are missing. In isoform 3, aa 1-47 are missing. Human TRANCE ECD is 83% identical to mouse TRANCE ECD. TRANCE is expressed highest in the peripheral lymph nodes and weaker in the spleen, peripheral blood leukocytes, bone marrow, heart, placenta, skeletal muscle, stomach, and thyroid. TRANCE plays a role in osteoclast differentiation and activation.
TNF-related Activation-induced Cytokine
Entrez Gene IDs:
8600 (Human); 21943 (Mouse); 117516 (Rat)
CD254 antigen; CD254; ODF; OPGL; OPGLOPTB2; Osteoclast differentiation factor; Osteoprotegerin ligand; RANK L; RANKL; RANKLreceptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand; Receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand; sOdf; TNF-related activation-induced cytokine; TNFSF11; TRANCE; TRANCEODFhRANKL2; tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily, member 11; tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 11
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