• Product nameAnti-Osteoprotegerin antibody
    See all Osteoprotegerin primary antibodies
  • Description
    Mouse polyclonal to Osteoprotegerin
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Full-length human TNFRSF11B protein (AAH30155.1)

  • Positive control
    • Human liver tissue lysate TNFRSF11B transfected 293T cell lysate



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

Application Abreviews Notes
WB 1/500 - 1/1000. Detects a band of approximately 46 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 46 kDa).


  • FunctionActs as decoy receptor for RANKL and thereby neutralizes its function in osteoclastogenesis. Inhibits the activation of osteoclasts and promotes osteoclast apoptosis in vitro. Bone homeostasis seems to depend on the local RANKL/OPG ratio. May also play a role in preventing arterial calcification. May act as decoy receptor for TRAIL and protect against apoptosis. TRAIL binding blocks the inhibition of osteoclastogenesis.
  • Tissue specificityHighly expressed in adult lung, heart, kidney, liver, spleen, thymus, prostate, ovary, small intestine, thyroid, lymph node, trachea, adrenal gland, testis, and bone marrow. Detected at very low levels in brain, placenta and skeletal muscle. Highly expressed in fetal kidney, liver and lung.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in TNFRSF11B are the cause of juvenile Paget disease (JPD) [MIM:239000]; also known as hyperostosis corticalis deformans juvenilis or hereditary hyperphosphatasia or chronic congenital idiopathic hyperphosphatasia. JPD is a rare autosomal recessive osteopathy that presents in infancy or early childhood. The disorder is characterized by rapidly remodeling woven bone, osteopenia, debilitating fractures, and deformities due to a markedly accelerated rate of bone remodeling throughout the skeleton. Approximately 40 cases of JPD have been reported worldwide. Unless it is treated with drugs that block osteoclast-mediated skeletal resorption, the disease can be fatal.
  • Sequence similaritiesContains 2 death domains.
    Contains 4 TNFR-Cys repeats.
  • Post-translational
    N-glycosylated. Contains sialic acid residues.
    The N-terminus is blocked.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • MGC29565 antibody
    • OCIF antibody
    • OPG antibody
    • Osteoclastogenesis inhibitory factor antibody
    • Osteoprotegerin antibody
    • PDB5 antibody
    • TNF receptor superfamily member 11b antibody
    • TNFRSF 11B antibody
    • TNFRSF11B antibody
    • TR 1 antibody
    • TR1 antibody
    • TR11B_HUMAN antibody
    • Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 11B antibody
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Anti-Osteoprotegerin antibody images

  • Anti-Osteoprotegerin antibody (ab76854) at 1/500 dilution + Human liver tissue lysate at 25 µg

    Goat Anti-Mouse IgG (H&L)-HRP Conjugate at 1/2500 dilution

    Predicted band size : 46 kDa
    Observed band size : 46 kDa
  • All lanes : Anti-Osteoprotegerin antibody (ab76854) at 1/500 dilution

    Lane 1 : TNFRSF11B transfected 293T cell lysate
    Lane 2 : Non transfected 293T cell lysate

    Lysates/proteins at 25 µg per lane.

    Goat Anti-Mouse IgG (H&L)-HRP at 1/2500 dilution

    Predicted band size : 46 kDa
    Observed band size : 60 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)

References for Anti-Osteoprotegerin antibody (ab76854)

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