Technical Data
RANKL (Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor kappa B Ligand, Receptor Activator of NFkB Ligand, CD254, hRANKL2, hRANKL-2, Osteoclast Differentiation Factor, ODF, Osteoprotegerin Ligand, OPGL, sOdf, SOFA, TNF-related Activation-induced Cytokine, TRANCE, Tum
RANKL is a recently identified member of tumor necrosis factor family. TRANCE (TNF-related activation-induced cytokine receptor) or RANKL {receptor activator of NF-kB (RANK) ligand} has been implicated in interactions between T cells and dendritic cells. RANK ligand binds to RANK on dendritic cells, upregulates the expression of anti-apoptotic protein BcL-XL suggesting a role in dendritic cell survival. RANKL is also important in T- and B-cell maturation. As OPGL/ODF (Osteoprotegerin Ligand/Osteoclast differentiation factor), the same protein can both activate mature osteoclasts and mediate osteoclastogenesis. OPGL/TRANCE deficient mice show severe osteoporesis and complete absence of osteoclasts as a result of lack of osteogenesis.

Suitable for use in ELISA. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C before opening. DO NOT FREEZE! Stable at 4C as an undiluted liquid. Dilute only prior to immediate use. Stable for at least 6 months at 4C.
MabIgG1,k11E334Affinity Purified
100ug4C Do Not FreezeBlue IceMouseMouse
Fusion protein corresponding to aa1-317 of mouse TRANCE, bacterially expressed.
Purified by Protein G affinity chromatography.
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, 0.02% sodium azide. Labeled with Biotin.
Recognizes mouse RANKL Species Crossreactivity: human.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
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