Binds to FN14 and possibly also to TNRFSF12/APO3. Weak inducer of apoptosis in some cell types. Mediates NF-kappa-B activation. Promotes angiogenesis and the proliferation of endothelial cells. Also involved in induction of inflammatory cytokines. Promotes IL8 secretion.
|Gene References into Functions
- Observational study of gene-disease association. (HuGE Navigator) PMID: 19913121
- Observational study of gene-disease association, gene-environment interaction, and pharmacogenomic / toxicogenomic. (HuGE Navigator) PMID: 20628086
||Cell membrane, Single-pass type II membrane protein, SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 12, secreted form: Secreted, SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Isoform TWE-PRIL: Cell membrane, Single-pass membrane protein
||Tumor necrosis factor family
||Highly expressed in adult heart, pancreas, skeletal muscle, brain, colon, small intestine, lung, ovary, prostate, spleen, lymph node, appendix and peripheral blood lymphocytes. Low expression in kidney, testis, liver, placenta, thymus and bone marrow. Als