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RANK Ligand

A transmembrane protein belonging to the tumor necrosis factor superfamily that specifically binds RECEPTOR ACTIVATOR OF NUCLEAR FACTOR-KAPPA B and OSTEOPROTEGERIN. It plays an important role in regulating OSTEOCLAST differentiation and activation.

Year introduced: 2007(1997)

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Tree Number(s): D12.644.276.374.750.562, D12.776.467.374.750.562, D23.529.374.750.562

MeSH Unique ID: D053245

Entry Terms:

  • OPGL Protein
  • Osteoclast Differentiation Factor
  • Differentiation Factor, Osteoclast
  • Osteoprotegerin Ligand
  • Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor-kappa B Ligand
  • Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor kappa B Ligand
  • Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor-kappaB Ligand
  • Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor kappaB Ligand
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 11
  • TNF Superfamily, Member 11
  • RANKL Protein
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Activation-Induced Cytokine
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Related Activation Induced Cytokine
  • CD254 Antigen
  • Antigen, CD254
  • TRANCE Protein

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