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RANK Ligand MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
RANK Ligand
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.750.562
D12.776.467.374.750.562
D23.529.374.750.562
Unique ID
D053245
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053245
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
CD254 Antigen
OPGL Protein
Osteoclast Differentiation Factor
Osteoprotegerin Ligand
RANKL Protein
Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor-kappa B Ligand
Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor-kappaB Ligand
TNF Superfamily, Member 11
TRANCE Protein
Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 11
Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Activation-Induced Cytokine
Registry Number
0
See Also
Denosumab
Public MeSH Note
2007; RANK LIGAND was indexed under CARRIER PROTEINS & MEMBRANE GLYCOPROTEINS 1997-2006
History Note
2007(1997)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2017/05/31
RANK Ligand Preferred
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