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A soluble form of CD137 (ILA/4-1BB), a member of the TNF receptor family, is released by activated lymphocytes and is detectable in sera of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Michel, J. ; Langstein, J. ; Hofstädter, Ferdinand ; Schwarz, H.


CD137 (ILA/4-1BB) is a member of the tumor necrosis factor receptor family and regulates activation, proliferation and programmed cell death in T lymphocytes. Here we show the existence of a soluble form of CD137 (sCD137) of 16 kDa. sCD137 is released by activated lymphocytes, and in contrast to membrane-bound CD137, expression of sCD137 seems to be restricted to lymphocytes. sCD137 is generated ...


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