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Aliases for TNFSF13 Gene

Aliases for TNFSF13 Gene

  • TNF Superfamily Member 13 2 3 5
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor (Ligand) Superfamily, Member 13 2 3
  • TNF- And APOL-Related Leukocyte Expressed Ligand 2 3 4
  • A Proliferation-Inducing Ligand 3 4
  • TALL-2 3 4
  • TRDL-1 3 4
  • APRIL 3 4
  • TALL2 3 4
  • ZTNF2 3 4
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 13 3
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Death Ligand-1 3
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Superfamily Member 13 3
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-Like Protein ZTNF2 3
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand 7B 3
  • TNF-Related Death Ligand 1 4
  • UNQ383/PRO715 3
  • CD256 Antigen 4
  • TNLG7B 3
  • CD256 3

External Ids for TNFSF13 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TNFSF13 Gene

  • GC17P007876
  • GC17P008201
  • GC17P007396
  • GC17P007653
  • GC17P007654
  • GC17P007397
  • GC17P007398
  • GC17P007399
  • GC17P007402
  • GC17P007392
  • GC17P007461
  • GC17P007355

Summaries for TNFSF13 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for TNFSF13 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) ligand family. This protein is a ligand for TNFRSF17/BCMA, a member of the TNF receptor family. This protein and its receptor are both found to be important for B cell development. In vitro experiments suggested that this protein may be able to induce apoptosis through its interaction with other TNF receptor family proteins such as TNFRSF6/FAS and TNFRSF14/HVEM. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. Some transcripts that skip the last exon of the upstream gene (TNFSF12) and continue into the second exon of this gene have been identified; such read-through transcripts are contained in GeneID 407977, TNFSF12-TNFSF13. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2010]

GeneCards Summary for TNFSF13 Gene

TNFSF13 (TNF Superfamily Member 13) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with TNFSF13 include Brain Glioblastoma Multiforme and Igg4-Related Disease. Among its related pathways are PEDF Induced Signaling and Cytokine Signaling in Immune system. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include receptor binding and tumor necrosis factor receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is TNFSF12-TNFSF13.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TNFSF13 Gene

  • Cytokine that binds to TNFRSF13B/TACI and to TNFRSF17/BCMA. Plays a role in the regulation of tumor cell growth. May be involved in monocyte/macrophage-mediated immunological processes.

Gene Wiki entry for TNFSF13 Gene

Additional gene information for TNFSF13 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for TNFSF13 Gene

Genomics for TNFSF13 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for TNFSF13 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for TNFSF13 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH17I007556 Promoter/Enhancer 2.2 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 556 +1.5 1499 7.1 HDGF MLX ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 YY1 ZNF213 ZNF143 DEK TNFSF13 SENP3 GC17P007747 ENSG00000276384 SAT2 CHRNB1 TNFSF12 SNORA48 SENP3-EIF4A1 TNFSF12-TNFSF13
GH17I007571 Promoter/Enhancer 2.6 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 5.7 +19.9 19867 14.2 CLOCK MLX ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF213 E2F8 SNORD10 EIF4A1 CD68 GC17P007735 GC17P007737 GC17P007739 GC17P007742 PIR46508 SNORA67 MPDU1
GH17I007347 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 6 -206.5 -206473 9 HDGF SMAD1 ARID4B SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF2 ZBTB7B IRF4 SLC30A9 ZNF213 GC17P007353 TMEM95 KCTD11 DVL2 ELP5 WRAP53 LOC100996842 PFAS CNTROB CD68
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around TNFSF13 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the TNFSF13 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for TNFSF13 Gene

Genomic Locations for TNFSF13 Gene
3,317 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for TNFSF13 Gene

Genes around TNFSF13 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
TNFSF13 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for TNFSF13 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for TNFSF13 Gene

Proteins for TNFSF13 Gene

  • Protein details for TNFSF13 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 13
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8MYD5
    • B4DVT2
    • Q541E1
    • Q5U0G8
    • Q96HV6
    • Q9P1M8
    • Q9P1M9

    Protein attributes for TNFSF13 Gene

    250 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    27433 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homotrimer.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for TNFSF13 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for TNFSF13 Gene

neXtProt entry for TNFSF13 Gene

Post-translational modifications for TNFSF13 Gene

Antibody Products

  • R&D Systems Antibodies for TNFSF13 (APRIL/TNFSF13)
  • Abcam antibodies for TNFSF13

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for TNFSF13 Gene

Domains & Families for TNFSF13 Gene

Gene Families for TNFSF13 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Cancer-related genes
  • CD markers
  • Plasma proteins
  • Predicted intracellular proteins

Protein Domains for TNFSF13 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the tumor necrosis factor family.
  • Belongs to the tumor necrosis factor family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with TNFSF13: view

Function for TNFSF13 Gene

Molecular function for TNFSF13 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
tumor necrosis factor,ligand,superfamily,member 13,highly expressed in transformed cell lines and in diverse human cancers putative regulator of tumor cell growth
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Cytokine that binds to TNFRSF13B/TACI and to TNFRSF17/BCMA. Plays a role in the regulation of tumor cell growth. May be involved in monocyte/macrophage-mediated immunological processes.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
Down-regulated by phorbol myristate acetate/ionomycin treatment.

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for TNFSF13 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for TNFSF13 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005102 receptor binding TAS 9743536
GO:0005125 cytokine activity IEA --
GO:0005164 tumor necrosis factor receptor binding IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TNFSF13: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with TNFSF13: view

Animal Models for TNFSF13 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for TNFSF13:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for TNFSF13

CRISPR Products

miRNA for TNFSF13 Gene

Clone Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for TNFSF13 Gene

Localization for TNFSF13 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TNFSF13 Gene


Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for TNFSF13 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
nucleus 5
cytosol 5
plasma membrane 2
mitochondrion 1
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for TNFSF13 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA --
GO:0005654 nucleoplasm TAS --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 19828625
GO:0005829 cytosol TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TNFSF13: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for TNFSF13 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for TNFSF13 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with TNFSF13: view

SIGNOR curated interactions for TNFSF13 Gene


Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for TNFSF13 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006955 immune response IEA --
GO:0007165 signal transduction TAS 9743536
GO:0008284 positive regulation of cell proliferation TAS 9743536
GO:0010469 regulation of receptor activity IEA --
GO:0033209 tumor necrosis factor-mediated signaling pathway TAS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with TNFSF13: view

Drugs & Compounds for TNFSF13 Gene

(2) Drugs for TNFSF13 Gene - From: ApexBio and DGIdb

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Pomalidomide (CC-4047) Pharma Immunomodulator,antumor/anti-angiogenic 0
TACI-IG Pharma 0

(3) Additional Compounds for TNFSF13 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs

(1) ApexBio Compounds for TNFSF13 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
Pomalidomide (CC-4047) Immunomodulator,antumor/anti-angiogenic 19171-19-8
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with TNFSF13: view

Drug Products

Transcripts for TNFSF13 Gene

Unigene Clusters for TNFSF13 Gene

Tumor necrosis factor (ligand) superfamily, member 13:
Representative Sequences:

CRISPR Products

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for TNFSF13 Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8 ^ 9a · 9b · 9c · 9d ^ 10a · 10b · 10c ^ 11a · 11b · 11c · 11d ^ 12 ^ 13 ^ 14a · 14b ^ 15a · 15b · 15c ^
SP1: - - - - - - - - - - - - -
SP2: -
SP4: - -
SP5: - -
SP6: - - -
SP8: -
SP9: - - - - -
SP10: - - - -
SP11: - - - -
SP12: -

ExUns: 16a · 16b ^ 17a · 17b · 17c · 17d
SP3: -

Relevant External Links for TNFSF13 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for TNFSF13 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for TNFSF13 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for TNFSF13 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Milk (27.1), Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (26.5), and Saliva (8.5).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for TNFSF13 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of TNFSF13 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for TNFSF13 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for TNFSF13 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed at high levels in transformed cell lines, cancers of colon, thyroid, lymphoid tissues and specifically expressed in monocytes and macrophages.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for TNFSF13 Gene

  • Spleen(4.1)
  • Nervous system(3.1)
  • Lung(3)
  • Intestine(2.2)
  • Blood(2.1)
  • Kidney(2.1)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with TNFSF13: view

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein tissue co-expression partners and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for TNFSF13 Gene

Orthologs for TNFSF13 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for TNFSF13 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia TNFSF13 33 34
  • 99.87 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia TNFSF13 33
  • 88.67 (n)
TNFSF12 34
  • 18 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia TNFSF13 33 34
  • 86.67 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Tnfsf13 33
  • 82.43 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Tnfsf13 33 16 34
  • 82.22 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia TNFSF13 34
  • 61 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 25 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 34
  • 32 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia LOC101730941 33
  • 49.3 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii tnfsf13 34
  • 32 (a)
Species where no ortholog for TNFSF13 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for TNFSF13 Gene

Gene Tree for TNFSF13 (if available)
Gene Tree for TNFSF13 (if available)

Paralogs for TNFSF13 Gene

Paralogs for TNFSF13 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for TNFSF13 Gene using alignment to 8 proteins:

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Variants for TNFSF13 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for TNFSF13 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 17 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs140608168 benign, Common variable immunodeficiency 7,557,209(+) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs4968189 benign, Common variable immunodeficiency 7,557,242(+) G/A/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs540997935 uncertain-significance, not provided 7,556,837(+) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000265250 -- 7,557,960(+) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1000403047 -- 7,557,654(+) G/A upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for TNFSF13 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2422288 CNV deletion 17116639
nsv457659 CNV loss 19166990
nsv574322 CNV loss 21841781

Variation tolerance for TNFSF13 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 65.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 6.18; 75.93% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for TNFSF13 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TNFSF13 Gene

Disorders for TNFSF13 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(8) MalaCards diseases for TNFSF13 Gene - From: HGMD, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
brain glioblastoma multiforme
  • brain glioblastoma
igg4-related disease
  • hyper-igg4 disease
b-cell growth factor
  • bcgf
opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome
  • ataxo-opso-myoclonus syndrome
rheumatoid arthritis
  • ra
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Additional Disease Information for TNFSF13

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with TNFSF13: view

No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for TNFSF13 Gene

Publications for TNFSF13 Gene

  1. APRIL, a new ligand of the tumor necrosis factor family, stimulates tumor cell growth. (PMID: 9743536) Hahne M … Tschopp J (The Journal of experimental medicine 1998) 2 3 4 22 58
  2. Role of APRIL (TNFSF13) polymorphisms in the susceptibility to systemic lupus erythematosus in Japanese. (PMID: 17307753) Kawasaki A … Tokunaga K (Rheumatology (Oxford, England) 2007) 3 22 44 58
  3. A novel polymorphism of the human APRIL gene is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. (PMID: 12730512) Koyama T … Horiuchi T (Rheumatology (Oxford, England) 2003) 3 22 44 58
  4. An endogenous hybrid mRNA encodes TWE-PRIL, a functional cell surface TWEAK-APRIL fusion protein. (PMID: 12411489) Pradet-Balade B … Hahne M (The EMBO journal 2002) 3 4 22 58
  5. APRIL/TRDL-1, a tumor necrosis factor-like ligand, stimulates cell death. (PMID: 10706119) Kelly K … Jones DA (Cancer research 2000) 3 4 22 58

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