The HTF-1 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD142. CD142 is a 45-47 kDa, single chain, type I transmembrane glycoprotein also known as Tissue Factor (TF). CD142 has been referred in the literature as coagulation Factor III or thromboplastin and it is expressed on activated endothelial cells and lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-stimulated monocytes/macrophages. TF associates with factor VIIa to form a complex and acts as an enzyme that initiates the blood coagulation cascade. It is known as the major initiator of clotting in normal hemostasis. CD142 can be induced by various inflammatory mediators in monocytes and vascular endothelial cells. This antibody is useful in inflammation, thrombosis and hemostasis research.
The antibody was conjugated to an oligonucleotide that contains an antibody clone-specific barcode (ABC) flanked by a poly-A tail on the 3' end and a PCR handle (PCR primer binding site) on the 5' end. The ABC for this antibody was designed to be used with other BD AbSeq oligonucleotides conjugated to other antibodies. All AbSeq ABC sequences were selected in silico to be unique from human and mouse genomes, have low predicted secondary structure, and have high Hamming distance within the BD AbSeq portfolio, to allow for sequencing error correction and unique mapping. The poly-A tail of the oligonucleotide allows the ABC to be captured by the BD Rhapsody™ system. The 5' PCR handle allows for efficient sequencing library generation for Illumina sequencing platforms.
NOTE: The BD Rhapsody Single-Cell Analysis System must be used with the BD Rhapsody Express Instrument.