Technical Data
R1075-01C
RANK (Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily Member 11A, Osteoclast Differentiation Factor Receptor, ODFR, Receptor Activator of NF-KB, CD265, TNFRSF11A)
Description:
Receptor activator of NF-kB (RANK) is a recently cloned member of the TNFR superfamily with no significant homology to other members of this family. RANK ligand (RANKL/TRANCE/ OPGL) binds to RANK on dendritic cells, upregulates the expression of anti-apoptotic protein BcL-XL suggesting a role in dendritic cell survival. The cytoplasmic domain of RANK interacts with TRAF2, TRAF5 and TRAF6. Overexpression of RANK activates NF-kB and c-Jun-terminal kinase (JNK) pathway. Recent studies have shown that RANK interaction with TRAF6 activates NF-kB, whereas JNK activation is mediated through binding of RANK to TRAF2.

Applications:
Suitable for use in Flow Cytometry, Western Blot and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Western Blot: 1-2ug/ml
Immunohistochemistry (Formalin fixed paraffin embedded): 10ug/ml
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
MabIgG19A725Affinity Purified
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
50ug-20CBlue IceHumanMouse
Concentration:
~0.5mg/ml
Immunogen:
Recombinant corresponding to human RANK.
Purity:
Purified by Protein G affinity chromatography.
Form
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.2% gelatin, 0.05% sodium azide.
Specificity:
Recognizes an epitope located between aa330-427 of human RANK. Species sequence homology: Mouse.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.