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Gene Symbol TNFRSF17
Synonyms BCM | BCMA | CD269 | TNFRSF13A
Gene Description TNFRSF17, TNF receptor superfamily member 17, is also known as B cell maturation antigen (PMID: 30147690) and encodes for a member of the TNF-receptor superfamily that is mainly present on the surface of plasma cells and plays a role in cell survival (PMID: 23776238). Increased TNFRSF17 expression has been observed on the surface of multiple myeloma cells (PMID: 26370838) and may increase the number of breast cancer stem cells (PMID: 30131941).


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