"Osteoprotegerin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A secreted member of the TNF receptor superfamily that negatively regulates osteoclastogenesis. It is a soluble decoy receptor of RANK LIGAND that inhibits both CELL DIFFERENTIATION and function of OSTEOCLASTS by inhibiting the interaction between RANK LIGAND and RECEPTOR ACTIVATOR OF NUCLEAR FACTOR-KAPPA B.
- Osteoclastogenesis Inhibitory Factor
- Receptors, Tumor Necrosis Factor, Member 11b
- Follicular Dendritic Cell-Derived Receptor-1
- Follicular Dendritic Cell Derived Receptor 1
- Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily, Member 11b
- FDCR-1 Protein
- FDCR 1 Protein
- OCIF Protein
- Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor 11b
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