Sequence of this protein is as follows: HSTLKPAAHL IGDPSKQNSL LWRANTDRAF LQDGFSLSNN SLLVPTSGIY FVYSQVVFSG KAYSPKATSS PLYLAHEVQL FSSQYPFHVP LLSSQKMVYP GLQEPWLHSM YHGAAFQLTQ GDQLSTHTDG IPHLVLSPST VFFGAFAL
TNF beta, a member of the tumor necrosis factor family, is a cytokine produced by lymphocytes. The protein is highly inducible, secreted, and forms heterotrimers with lymphotoxin-beta which anchor lymphotoxin-alpha to the cell surface. This protein also mediates a large variety of inflammatory, immunostimulatory, and antiviral responses, is involved in the formation of secondary lymphoid organs during development and plays a role in apoptosis. Genetic variations in this gene are associated with susceptibility to leprosy type 4 and psoriatic arthritis.
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Protein Aliases: DAMA-25N12.13; LT-alpha; Lymphotoxin-alpha; TNF b; TNF beta; TNF superfamily, member 1; TNF β; TNF-beta; TNFbeta; TNFβ; tumor necrosis factor beta; tumor necrosis factor ligand 1E; Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 1
Gene Aliases: LT; LTA; TNFB; TNFSF1; TNLG1E
UniProt ID: (Human) P01374
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4049