Description: The HIP1 monoclonal antibody reacts with the human CD42b molecule, a 135 kDa transmembrane protein also known as platelet gpIb. Applications Reported: This HIP1 antibody has been reported for use in flow cytometric analysis. Applications Tested: This HIP1 antibody has been pre-titrated and tested by flow cytometric analysis of human platelets. This can be used at 5 µL (0.5 µg) per test. A test is defined as the amount (µg) of antibody that will stain a cell sample in a final volume of 100 µL. Cell number should be determined empirically but can range from 10^5 to 10^8 cells/test. Excitation: 633-647 nm; Emission: 660 nm; Laser: Red Laser. Filtration: 0.2 µm post-manufacturing filtered.CD42b is a platelet activation marker involved in the process of coagulation as an aggregating factor. It interacts with extracellular matrix as well as with adhesion molecules. CD42b expression and activation seems to be regulated by VEGF and PDGF. CD42b composes together with GPIb beta, GPIX and GPV the GPIb-IX-V receptor complex critical in the process of platelet-rich thrombus formation by tethering the platelet to a thrombogenic surface. CD42b binds to von Willebrand factor (VWF) exposed at a site of vascular injury, as well as to thrombin, coagulation factors XI and XII, high molecular wight kininogen, TSP-1, integrin Mac-1 and P-selectin. The extracellular domain of CD42b by its interactions also contributes to metastasis. Further, CD42b antigen is expressed on platelets and on megakaryocytes in bone marrow. Several polymorphisms and mutations have been described in the CD42b, some of which are the cause of Bernard-Soulier syndromes and platelet-type von Willebrand disease.
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