Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Antibody

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Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Detects human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 80% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 is observed.
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Antigen Affinity-purified
recombinant human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12
Accession # Q9NP84
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.


Recommended Concentration
Western Blot
0.1 µg/mL
Recombinant Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Fc Chimera (Catalog # 1199-TW)
5-15 µg/mL
Immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human liver cancer tissue
Measured by its ability to neutralize TWEAK R/TNFRSF12-mediated inhibition of proliferation in HUVEC human umbilical vein endothelial cells. The Neutralization Dose (ND50) is typically 0.3-1.2 µg/mL in the presence of 30 ng/mL Recombinant Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Fc Chimera and 20 ng/mL Recombinant Human TWEAK/TNFSF12.

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 Example

Neutralization TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Inhibition of TWEAK/TNFSF12-depend-ent Cell Proliferation and Neutralization by Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Anti-body. View Larger

TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Inhibition of TWEAK/TNFSF12-depend-ent Cell Proliferation and Neutralization by Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Anti-body. Recombinant Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Fc Chimera (Catalog # 1199-TW) inhibits Recombinant Human TWEAK/TNFSF12 (Catalog # 1090-TW) induced proliferation in HUVEC human umbilical vein endothelial cells in a dose-dependent manner (orange line). Inhibition of Recombinant Human TWEAK/TNFSF12 (20 ng/mL) activity elicited by Recombinant Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Fc Chimera (30 ng/mL) is neutralized (green line) by increasing concentrations of Goat Anti-Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF1199). The ND50 is typically 0.3-1.2 µg/mL.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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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: TWEAK R/TNFRSF12

The gene for TNF-related weak inducer of apoptosis receptor (TWEAK R) was originally identified as a fibroblast growth factor-inducible immediate-early response gene Fn14 in mouse NIH 3T3 fibroblasts (1, 2). Human TWEAK R cDNA encodes a 129 amino acid (aa) residue type I transmembrane protein with a 27 aa signal peptide, a 53 aa extracellular domain, a 21 aa transmembrane domain and a 28 aa cytoplasmic domain (1‑3). Human and mouse TWEAK R share 82% aa sequence identity. TWEAK R is the smallest member of the TNF receptor superfamily and contains only one cysteine-rich region in its extracellular domain. The TWEAK R cytoplasmic domain conatins one TRAF binding motif which binds TRAFs 1, 2, and 3. TWEAK R binds its ligand TWEAK/TNFSF12 with high affinity to initiate a signal transduction cascade that depending upon the cell type, may lead to a variety of cellular responses including cell death, cell proliferation, and angiogenesis (2‑6). In new born mice, TWEAK R is highly expressed in all tissues examined (heart, intestine, kidney, liver, lung and skin) (1). In adult mice, high TWEAK R expression levels are found in the heart and ovary, while lower expression levels are detected in the lung, kidney, skin. Elevated levels of TWEAK R mRNA were found in human or mouse hepatocellular carcinoma specimens, in regenerating mouse liver and in injured rat arteries (2, 3).

  1. Meighan-Mantha, R. et al. (1999) J. Biol. Chem. 274:33166.
  2. Feng, S. et al. (2000) Am J. Pathol. 156:1253.
  3. Wiley, S. et al. (2001) Immunity 15:837.
  4. Schneider, P. et al. (1999) Eur. J. Immunol. 29:1785.
  5. Nakayama, M. et al. (2002) J. Immunol. 168:734.
  6. Lynch, C.N. et al. (1999) J. Biol. Chem. 274:8455.
Long Name
TNF-like and Weak Inducer of Apoptosis Receptor
Entrez Gene IDs
51330 (Human); 27279 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
CD266 antigen; CD266; FGF-inducible 14; Fibroblast growth factor-inducible immediate-early response protein 14; Fn14; FN14tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 12A; TNFRSF12; TNFRSF12A; tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 12A; TWEAK R; TWEAKR; tweak-receptor; type I transmembrane protein Fn14

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Citations for Human TWEAK R/TNFRSF12 Antibody

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  1. TWEAK/Fn14 system and crescent formation in IgA nephropathy.
    Authors: Sasaki Y, Shimizu Y, Suzuki Y, Horikoshi S, Tomino Y
    BMC Nephrol, 2015;16(0):27.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Whole Tissue
    Applications: IHC-P
  2. Lipocalin 2, the TNF-like receptor TWEAKR and its ligand TWEAK act downstream of NFAT1 to regulate breast cancer cell invasion.
    Authors: Gaudineau B, Fougere M, Guaddachi F, Lemoine F, de la Grange P, Jauliac S
    J Cell Sci, 2012;125(0):4475-86.
    Species: Human
    Sample Types: Whole Cells
    Applications: Neutralization


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