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Aliases for TNFRSF17 Gene

Aliases for TNFRSF17 Gene

  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily, Member 17 2 3
  • BCMA 3 4 6
  • B-Cell Maturation Protein 3 4
  • BCM 3 4
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily Member 17 3
  • B Cell Maturation Antigen 3
  • B-Cell Maturation Factor 3
  • CD269 Antigen 4
  • TNFRSF13A 3
  • CD269 3

External Ids for TNFRSF17 Gene

Previous Symbols for TNFRSF17 Gene

  • BCMA

Summaries for TNFRSF17 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for TNFRSF17 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the TNF-receptor superfamily. This receptor is preferentially expressed in mature B lymphocytes, and may be important for B cell development and autoimmune response. This receptor has been shown to specifically bind to the tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily, member 13b (TNFSF13B/TALL-1/BAFF), and to lead to NF-kappaB and MAPK8/JNK activation. This receptor also binds to various TRAF family members, and thus may transduce signals for cell survival and proliferation. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for TNFRSF17 Gene

TNFRSF17 (Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily, Member 17) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TNFRSF17 include acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and follicular lymphoma. Among its related pathways are TGF-Beta Pathway and TGF-Beta Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include receptor activity and tumor necrosis factor-activated receptor activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TNFRSF17 Gene

  • Receptor for TNFSF13B/BLyS/BAFF and TNFSF13/APRIL. Promotes B-cell survival and plays a role in the regulation of humoral immunity. Activates NF-kappa-B and JNK.

Gene Wiki entry for TNFRSF17 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TNFRSF17 Gene

Genomics for TNFRSF17 Gene

Genomic Location for TNFRSF17 Gene

11,965,107 bp from pter
11,968,068 bp from pter
2,962 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for TNFRSF17 Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for TNFRSF17 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for TNFRSF17 Gene

Regulatory Elements for TNFRSF17 Gene

Proteins for TNFRSF17 Gene

  • Protein details for TNFRSF17 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 17
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2TQ40

    Protein attributes for TNFRSF17 Gene

    184 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    20165 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Associates with TRAF1, TRAF2, TRAF3, TRAF5 and TRAF6.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for TNFRSF17 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for TNFRSF17 Gene


neXtProt entry for TNFRSF17 Gene

Proteomics data for TNFRSF17 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for TNFRSF17 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for TNFRSF17 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TNFRSF17 Gene

Domains for TNFRSF17 Gene

Gene Families for TNFRSF17 Gene

  • CD :CD molecules
  • TNFRSF :Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily

Protein Domains for TNFRSF17 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for TNFRSF17 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Contains 1 TNFR-Cys repeat.:
    • Q02223
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Function for TNFRSF17 Gene

Molecular function for TNFRSF17 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily,member 17,B cell maturation gene,expressed in terminal stages of B cell differentiation,fused with IL2 in t(4;16)(q26;p13) translocation
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Receptor for TNFSF13B/BLyS/BAFF and TNFSF13/APRIL. Promotes B-cell survival and plays a role in the regulation of humoral immunity. Activates NF-kappa-B and JNK.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for TNFRSF17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004872 receptor activity TAS 10908663
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Phenotypes for TNFRSF17 Gene

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Animal Models for TNFRSF17 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for TNFRSF17:

miRNA for TNFRSF17 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target TNFRSF17

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for TNFRSF17 Gene

Localization for TNFRSF17 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TNFRSF17 Gene

Cell membrane; Single-pass type III membrane protein. Endomembrane system; Single-pass type III membrane protein. Note=Perinuclear Golgi-like structures.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for TNFRSF17 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TNFRSF17 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
cytosol 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
extracellular 1
mitochondrion 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TNFRSF17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0012505 endomembrane system IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
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Pathways for TNFRSF17 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TNFRSF17 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0002376 immune system process IEA --
GO:0007165 signal transduction TAS 10908663
GO:0007275 multicellular organismal development TAS 8165126
GO:0008283 cell proliferation TAS 10908663
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Compounds for TNFRSF17 Gene

(2) IUPHAR Ligand for TNFRSF17 Gene

Ligand Type Action Affinity Pubmed IDs
APRIL None None
BAFF None None

(3) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for TNFRSF17 Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
bcma 99.4 186
blys 95.5 27
calcium 3.69 9
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Transcripts for TNFRSF17 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for TNFRSF17 Gene

Unigene Clusters for TNFRSF17 Gene

Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 17:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TNFRSF17 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for TNFRSF17 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TNFRSF17 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for TNFRSF17 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for TNFRSF17 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Spleen (5.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for TNFRSF17 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TNFRSF17 Gene Hs.2556

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TNFRSF17 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in mature B-cells, but not in T-cells or monocytes
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Orthologs for TNFRSF17 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for TNFRSF17 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TNFRSF17 35
  • 99.82 (n)
  • 99.46 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TNFRSF17 35
  • 79.81 (n)
  • 72 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TNFRSF17 35
  • 83.53 (n)
  • 77.33 (a)
  • 72 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tnfrsf17 35
  • 75.05 (n)
  • 65.92 (a)
Tnfrsf17 16
Tnfrsf17 36
  • 64 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia TNFRSF17 36
  • 46 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia TNFRSF17 36
  • 45 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tnfrsf17 35
  • 74.86 (n)
  • 64.25 (a)
Species with no ortholog for TNFRSF17:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for TNFRSF17 Gene

Gene Tree for TNFRSF17 (if available)
Gene Tree for TNFRSF17 (if available)

Paralogs for TNFRSF17 Gene

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No data available for Paralogs for TNFRSF17 Gene

Variants for TNFRSF17 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TNFRSF17 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 16 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs373496 - 11,966,306(-) CAGAG(C/T)TTATC reference, missense
rs432140 -- 11,966,025(-) CAAAC(A/G)ATTCT intron-variant
rs451551 -- 11,963,310(-) CTCCA(C/T)CTCCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs1126889 -- 11,968,053(+) TTAAA(C/G)TCTTT utr-variant-3-prime
rs1703542 -- 11,966,082(-) ccagg(C/T)tagag intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TNFRSF17 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv905347 CNV Gain 21882294

Relevant External Links for TNFRSF17 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TNFRSF17 Gene

Disorders for TNFRSF17 Gene


  • Note=A chromosomal aberration involving TNFRSF17 is found in a form of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL). Translocation t(4;16)(q26;p13) with IL2.

(13) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for TNFRSF17 Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
necrosis 56.7 15
autoimmune diseases 54.5 2
myeloma 52.1 4
leukemia lymphocytic chronic 42.6 1
lupus erythematosus systemic 40.4 1

Relevant External Links for TNFRSF17

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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Publications for TNFRSF17 Gene

  1. The BCMA gene, preferentially expressed during B lymphoid maturation, is bidirectionally transcribed. (PMID: 8165126) Laabi Y. … Tsapis A. (Nucleic Acids Res. 1994) 2 3 4 23
  2. A new gene, BCM, on chromosome 16 is fused to the interleukin 2 gene by a t(4;16)(q26;p13) translocation in a malignant T cell lymphoma. (PMID: 1396583) Laabi Y. … Tsapis A. (EMBO J. 1992) 2 3 4
  3. Presence of four major haplotypes in human BCMA gene: lack of association with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. (PMID: 11528522) Kawasaki A. … Tokunaga K. (Genes Immun. 2001) 3 4 48
  4. TNF receptor family member BCMA (B cell maturation) associates with TNF receptor-associated factor (TRAF) 1, TRAF2, and TRAF3 and activates NF-kappa B, elk-1, c-Jun N-terminal kinase, and p38 mitogen- activated protein kinase. (PMID: 10903733) Hatzoglou A. … Tsapis A. (J. Immunol. 2000) 3 4 23
  5. B cell maturation protein is a receptor for the tumor necrosis factor family member TALL-1. (PMID: 10908663) Shu H.-B. … Johnson H. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2000) 3 4 23

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