Overview

Description

  • NatureSynthetic

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Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab6087 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

  • Applications

    Blocking

  • FormLiquid
  • Additional notes

    Stable for one year.

    Members in the TNF superfamily regulate immune responses and induce apoptosis. Two novel members in the TNF family were recently identified and designated BAFF/BLyS/TALL-1/THANK/zTNF4 and April/TALL-2, respectively. BAFF was characterized as a B cell activator since it induced B cell proliferation and immunoglobulin secretion. April regulates immunological and non immunological cell growth. Three receptors, BCMA (for B cell maturation protein), TACI, and BAFF-R, for BAFF were recently identified. BCMA, like TACI, binds BAFF and April. BAFF and its receptors induce B cell development and survival, activate NF-kappaB and c-jun N-terminal kinase, and are involved in B cell associated autoimmune diseases.

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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: 0.02% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: 0.1% BSA, PBS, pH 7.2

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • B cell maturation antigen
    • B cell maturation factor
    • B cell maturation protein
    • B-cell maturation protein
    • BCM
    • BCMA
    • CD269
    • CD269 antigen
    • TNFRSF17
    • TNR17_HUMAN
    • Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 17
    see all
  • FunctionReceptor for TNFSF13B/BLyS/BAFF and TNFSF13/APRIL. Promotes B-cell survival and plays a role in the regulation of humoral immunity. Activates NF-kappa-B and JNK.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in mature B-cells, but not in T-cells or monocytes.
  • Involvement in diseaseNote=A chromosomal aberration involving TNFRSF17 is found in a form of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL). Translocation t(4;16)(q26;p13) with IL2.
  • Sequence similaritiesContains 1 TNFR-Cys repeat.
  • Cellular localizationCell membrane. Endomembrane system. Perinuclear Golgi-like structures.
  • Information by UniProt

References for BCMA peptide (ab6087)

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