Tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily member 9
Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 9
FunctionCytokine that binds to TNFRSF9. Induces the proliferation of activated peripheral blood T-cells. May have a role in activation-induced cell death (AICD). May play a role in cognate interactions between T-cells and B-cells/macrophages.
Tissue specificityExpressed in brain, placenta, lung, skeletal muscle and kidney.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the tumor necrosis factor family.