TNFRSF1B - Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 1B - human protein (Medical)
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TNFRSF1B »  Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 1B
Protein also known as:  Tumor necrosis factor receptor type II (TNFR-II); CD antigen CD120b; International Nonproprietary Name Etanercept. Cleaved into:  Tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 1b, membrane form; Tumor necrosis factor-binding protein 2.
Gene name:  TNFRSF1B
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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1 198 2

Displayed isoform: Iso 1     



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Available under the name Enbrel (Immunex and Wyeth-Ayerst). Used to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Enbrel consist of the extracellular ligand-binding portion of TNFRSF1B linked to an immunoglobulin Fc chain. It binds to TNF-alpha and blocks its interactions with receptors.  
  • UniProtKB
According to DrugBank, this protein binds/interacts with the following drug:
Etanercept  DB00005  


Technical term 
Pharmaceutical  definition   [KW-0582]
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]

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Organism-specific databases
CTD: 7133
PharmGKB: PA36610
Polymorphism databases
DMDM: 21264534
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