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CD40LG CD40 ligand [ Homo sapiens (human) ]

Gene ID: 959, updated on 15-Sep-2014
Official Symbol
CD40LGprovided by HGNC
Official Full Name
CD40 ligandprovided by HGNC
Primary source
HGNC:HGNC:11935
Locus tag
RP3-527F8.3
See related
Ensembl:ENSG00000102245; HPRD:02311; MIM:300386; Vega:OTTHUMG00000022512
Gene type
protein coding
RefSeq status
REVIEWED
Organism
Homo sapiens
Lineage
Eukaryota; Metazoa; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Euteleostomi; Mammalia; Eutheria; Euarchontoglires; Primates; Haplorrhini; Catarrhini; Hominidae; Homo
Also known as
IGM; IMD3; TRAP; gp39; CD154; CD40L; HIGM1; T-BAM; TNFSF5; hCD40L
Summary
The protein encoded by this gene is expressed on the surface of T cells. It regulates B cell function by engaging CD40 on the B cell surface. A defect in this gene results in an inability to undergo immunoglobulin class switch and is associated with hyper-IgM syndrome. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
See CD40LG in Epigenomics, MapViewer
Location:
Xq26
Exon count:
5
Annotation release Status Assembly Chr Location
106 current GRCh38 (GCF_000001405.26) X NC_000023.11 (136648177..136660390)
105 previous assembly GRCh37.p13 (GCF_000001405.25) X NC_000023.10 (135730281..135742549)

Chromosome X - NC_000023.11Genomic Context describing neighboring genes Neighboring gene vestigial-like family member 1 Neighboring gene microRNA 934 Neighboring gene long intergenic non-protein coding RNA 892 Neighboring gene Rac/Cdc42 guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) 6 Neighboring gene solute carrier family 25 (mitochondrial carrier; adenine nucleotide translocator), member 6 pseudogene

GeneRIFs: Gene References Into FunctionsWhat's a GeneRIF?

Protein interactions

Protein Gene Interaction Pubs
Envelope surface glycoprotein gp120 env Binding of HIV-1 gp120 to DC-SIGN sensitizes monocyte-derived dendritic cells for CD40L-mediated apoptosis PubMed
env The binding of HIV-1 gp120 to CD4 molecules on T cells interrupts the sequential cascade of intercellular interactions involving antigen/MHC class II-TCR/CD4, CD40L-CD40, and B71-CD28 PubMed
Nef nef A significant increase is observed in polyfunctional Nef-specific CD4 T cells expressing CD154 after vaccination with the modified vaccinia virus Ankara (MVA)-expressing HIV-1 nef PubMed
nef HIV-1 Nef suppresses immunoglobulin class-switch DNA recombination by inducing IkappaBalpha and SOCS proteins, which block CD154, IL-4 and IL-10 cytokine signaling via NF-kappaB and STAT transcription factors PubMed
Pr55(Gag) gag CD40L expression on the surface of virus-like particles (VLPs) is to target HIV-1 Gag antigens to the CD40 receptor on dendritic cell (DCs) PubMed
Tat tat HIV-1 Tat-induced platelet activation leads to release of the platelet CD154 (CD40L), an immune modulator PubMed
tat Recombinant CD40L synergizes with HIV-1 Tat to increase TNF-alpha release from primary human monocytes and microglia in an NF-kappaB-dependent manner. This synergism is attributed to a Tat-mediated up-regulation of CD40 PubMed

Go to the HIV-1, Human Interaction Database

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  • Allograft rejection, conserved biosystem (from KEGG)
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  • Asthma, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
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  • Asthma, conserved biosystem (from KEGG)
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  • CD40/CD40L signaling, organism-specific biosystem (from Pathway Interaction Database)
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    CD40/CD40L signaling
  • Calcineurin-regulated NFAT-dependent transcription in lymphocytes, organism-specific biosystem (from Pathway Interaction Database)
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  • Calcium signaling in the CD4+ TCR pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from Pathway Interaction Database)
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  • Cell adhesion molecules (CAMs), organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
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  • Cytokine-cytokine receptor interaction, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
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  • IL4-mediated signaling events, organism-specific biosystem (from Pathway Interaction Database)
    IL4-mediated signaling events, organism-specific biosystem
    IL4-mediated signaling events
  • Id Signaling Pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from WikiPathways)
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  • Immune System, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
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  • Immunoregulatory interactions between a Lymphoid and a non-Lymphoid cell, organism-specific biosystem (from REACTOME)
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  • Inflammatory Response Pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from WikiPathways)
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  • Intestinal immune network for IgA production, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
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  • T cell receptor signaling pathway, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
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  • Toxoplasmosis, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
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  • Viral myocarditis, organism-specific biosystem (from KEGG)
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Products Interactant Other Gene Complex Source Pubs Description

Markers

Homology

Gene Ontology Provided by GOA

Function Evidence Code Pubs
CD40 receptor binding IPI
Inferred from Physical Interaction
more info
PubMed 
cytokine activity IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
tumor necrosis factor receptor binding IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
Process Evidence Code Pubs
B cell differentiation IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
B cell proliferation IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
immunoglobulin secretion IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
inflammatory response IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
isotype switching ISS
Inferred from Sequence or Structural Similarity
more info
 
leukocyte cell-cell adhesion NAS
Non-traceable Author Statement
more info
PubMed 
negative regulation of apoptotic process IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
platelet activation IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
positive regulation of endothelial cell apoptotic process IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
positive regulation of interleukin-12 production IDA
Inferred from Direct Assay
more info
PubMed 
regulation of immune response TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
regulation of immunoglobulin secretion IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
Component Evidence Code Pubs
external side of plasma membrane IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
extracellular space IEA
Inferred from Electronic Annotation
more info
 
integral component of membrane NAS
Non-traceable Author Statement
more info
PubMed 
integral component of plasma membrane TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
PubMed 
plasma membrane TAS
Traceable Author Statement
more info
 
Preferred Names
CD40 ligand
Names
CD40 ligand
CD40-L
CD40 antigen ligand
T-cell antigen Gp39
T-B cell-activating molecule
TNF-related activation protein
tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily member 5

RefSeqs maintained independently of Annotated Genomes

These reference sequences exist independently of genome builds. Explain

These reference sequences are curated independently of the genome annotation cycle, so their versions may not match the RefSeq versions in the current genome build. Identify version mismatches by comparing the version of the RefSeq in this section to the one reported in Genomic regions, transcripts, and products above.

Genomic

  1. NG_007280.1 

    Range
    5001..17214
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics), LRG_141

mRNA and Protein(s)

  1. NM_000074.2NP_000065.1  CD40 ligand

    See proteins identical to NP_000065.1

    Status: REVIEWED

    Source sequence(s)
    BC071754, X67878
    Consensus CDS
    CCDS14659.1
    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
    P29965
    Related
    ENSP00000359663, OTTHUMP00000024130, ENST00000370629, OTTHUMT00000058501
    Conserved Domains (1) summary
    cd00184
    Location:122259
    TNF; Tumor Necrosis Factor; TNF superfamily members include the cytokines: TNF (TNF-alpha), LT (lymphotoxin-alpha, TNF-beta), CD40 ligand, Apo2L (TRAIL), Fas ligand, and osteoprotegerin (OPG) ligand. These proteins generally have an intracellular N-terminal ...

RefSeqs of Annotated Genomes: Homo sapiens Annotation Release 106

The following sections contain reference sequences that belong to a specific genome build. Explain

Reference GRCh38 Primary Assembly

Genomic

  1. NC_000023.11 

    Range
    136648177..136660390
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)

Alternate HuRef

Genomic

  1. AC_000155.1 

    Range
    125001305..125013640
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)

Alternate CHM1_1.1

Genomic

  1. NC_018934.2 

    Range
    135641985..135654211
    Download
    GenBank, FASTA, Sequence Viewer (Graphics)