Recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies are produced using in vitro expression systems. The expression systems are developed by cloning in the specific antibody DNA sequences from immunoreactive rabbits. Then, individual clones are screened to select the best candidates for production. The advantages of using recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibodies include: better specificity and sensitivity, lot-to-lot consistency, animal origin-free formulations, and broader immunoreactivity to diverse targets due to larger rabbit immune repertoire.
CD40 Ligand (CD40-L), or CD154, is a membrane glycoprotein and differentiation antigen expressed on the surface of T cells. The CD40 Ligand stimulates B cell proliferation and secretion of all immunoglobulin isotypes in the presence of cytokines. CD40 Ligand has been shown to induce cytokine production and tumoricidal activity in peripheral blood monocytes. It also co-stimulates proliferation of activated T cells and this is accompanied by the production of IFN-gamma, TNF-alpha, and IL-2.
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Protein Aliases: CD154; CD40 antigen ligand; CD40 ligand; CD40 ligand, membrane form; CD40 ligand, soluble form; CD40-L; H-CD-40-L; M-CD-40-L; RP23-153G22.3; sCD40L; T-B cell-activating molecule; T-cell antigen Gp39; TNF-related activation protein; TRAP; tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily member 5; Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 5
Gene Aliases: CD154; CD40-L; CD40L; CD40LG; gp39; hCD40L; HIGM1; IGM; IMD3; Ly-62; Ly62; T-BAM; TNFSF5; TRAP