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Chemical B-Cell Activating Factor

Name B-Cell Activating Factor
Equivalent Terms Activating Factor, B-Cell | Activating Factor, B-Lymphocyte | Antigen, CD257 | Antigens, CD257 | BAFF Ligand | B Cell Activating Factor | B Lymphocyte Activating Factor | B-Lymphocyte Activating Factor | B Lymphocyte Stimulator | BLyS Protein | CD257 Antigen | CD257 Antigens | TALL 1 Protein | TALL-1 Protein | THANK Protein | TNF and APOL Related Leukocyte Expressed Ligand 1 | TNF and APOL-Related Leukocyte Expressed Ligand 1 | TNFSF13B Protein | TNF Superfamily, Member 13b | Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 13b
Definition A tumor necrosis factor superfamily member that plays a role in the regulation of B-LYMPHOCYTE survival. It occurs as a membrane-bound protein that is cleaved to release an biologically active soluble form with specificity to TRANSMEMBRANE ACTIVATOR AND CAML INTERACTOR PROTEIN; B-CELL ACTIVATION FACTOR RECEPTOR; and B-CELL MATURATION ANTIGEN.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D053264
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ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Cytokines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Tumor Necrosis Factors B-Cell Activating Factor

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B-Cell Activating Factor
  BAFF protein, Xenopus
  rGel-BLyS fusion toxin
  TNFSF13B protein, human
  Tnfsf13b protein, mouse