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Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab104698 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    Blocking - Blocking peptide for Anti-RANKL antibody (ab93719)

  • Purity70 - 90% by HPLC.

  • FormLiquid
  • Additional notes

    - First try to dissolve a small amount of peptide in either water or buffer. The more charged residues on a peptide, the more soluble it is in aqueous solutions.
    - If the peptide doesn’t dissolve try an organic solvent e.g. DMSO, then dilute using water or buffer.
    - Consider that any solvent used must be compatible with your assay. If a peptide does not dissolve and you need to recover it, lyophilise to remove the solvent.
    - Gentle warming and sonication can effectively aid peptide solubilisation. If the solution is cloudy or has gelled the peptide may be in suspension rather than solubilised.
    - Peptides containing cysteine are easily oxidised, so should be prepared in solution just prior to use.

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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.

    Information available upon request.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • CD254
    • hRANKL2
    • ODF
    • OPGL
    • OPTB2
    • Osteoclast differentiation factor
    • Osteoprotegerin ligand
    • RANKL
    • Receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand
    • Receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand
    • sOdf
    • TNF related activation induced cytokine
    • TNF-related activation-induced cytokine
    • TNF11_HUMAN
    • TNFSF 11
    • Tnfsf11
    • TRANCE
    • Tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily member 11
    • Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 11
    • Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 11, soluble form
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  • FunctionCytokine that binds to TNFRSF11B/OPG and to TNFRSF11A/RANK. Osteoclast differentiation and activation factor. Augments the ability of dendritic cells to stimulate naive T-cell proliferation. May be an important regulator of interactions between T-cells and dendritic cells and may play a role in the regulation of the T-cell-dependent immune response. May also play an important role in enhanced bone-resorption in humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy.
  • Tissue specificityHighest in the peripheral lymph nodes, weak in spleen, peripheral blood Leukocytes, bone marrow, heart, placenta, skeletal muscle, stomach and thyroid.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in TNFSF11 are the cause of osteopetrosis autosomal recessive type 2 (OPTB2) [MIM:259710]; also known as osteoclast-poor osteopetrosis. Osteopetrosis is a rare genetic disease characterized by abnormally dense bone, due to defective resorption of immature bone. The disorder occurs in two forms: a severe autosomal recessive form occurring in utero, infancy, or childhood, and a benign autosomal dominant form occurring in adolescence or adulthood. Autosomal recessive osteopetrosis is usually associated with normal or elevated amount of non-functional osteoclasts. OPTB2 is characterized by paucity of osteoclasts, suggesting a molecular defect in osteoclast development.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the tumor necrosis factor family.
  • Post-translational
    The soluble form of isoform 1 derives from the membrane form by proteolytic processing (By similarity). The cleavage may be catalyzed by ADAM17.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm; Secreted and Cell membrane.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Human RANKL peptide (ab104698)

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