• Product nameAnti-RANKL antibody
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  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to RANKL
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide, corresponding to a sequence within amino acids 253-317 of Human RANKL (NP_003692).

  • Positive control
    • A431, H1299 and HepG2 cell lysates. HeLa whole 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 - 1/3000. Predicted molecular weight: 35 kDa.


  • 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
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  • Alternative names
    • CD254 antibody
    • hRANKL2 antibody
    • ODF antibody
    • OPGL antibody
    • OPTB2 antibody
    • Osteoclast differentiation factor antibody
    • Osteoprotegerin ligand antibody
    • RANKL antibody
    • Receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand antibody
    • Receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand antibody
    • sOdf antibody
    • TNF related activation induced cytokine antibody
    • TNF-related activation-induced cytokine antibody
    • TNF11_HUMAN antibody
    • TNFSF 11 antibody
    • Tnfsf11 antibody
    • TRANCE antibody
    • Tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily member 11 antibody
    • Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 11 antibody
    • Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 11, soluble form antibody
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Anti-RANKL antibody images

  • Anti-RANKL antibody (ab97863) at 1/1000 dilution + HeLa whole cell lysate at 30 µg

    Predicted band size : 35 kDa

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