Aliases for TNFRSF10A Gene
External Ids for TNFRSF10A Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TNFRSF10A Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the TNF-receptor superfamily. This receptor is activated by tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis inducing ligand (TNFSF10/TRAIL), and thus transduces cell death signal and induces cell apoptosis. Studies with FADD-deficient mice suggested that FADD, a death domain containing adaptor protein, is required for the apoptosis mediated by this protein. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for TNFRSF10A Gene
TNFRSF10A (Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily, Member 10a) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TNFRSF10A include posterior scleritis and central nervous system vasculitis. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Apoptotic Pathways in Synovial Fibroblasts. GO annotations related to this gene include transcription factor binding and protease binding. An important paralog of this gene is TNFRSF10D.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TNFRSF10A Gene
Receptor for the cytotoxic ligand TNFSF10/TRAIL. The adapter molecule FADD recruits caspase-8 to the activated receptor. The resulting death-inducing signaling complex (DISC) performs caspase-8 proteolytic activation which initiates the subsequent cascade of caspases (aspartate-specific cysteine proteases) mediating apoptosis. Promotes the activation of NF-kappa-B.