Tissue Factor (タンパク質 | 抗体 | cDNA クローン | ELISA キット)

All Tissue Factor reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 14 Tissue Factor Antibody, 1 Tissue Factor ELISA, 53 Tissue Factor Gene, 1 Tissue Factor IP Kit, 7 Tissue Factor Lysate, 8 Tissue Factor Protein, 3 Tissue Factor qPCR. All Tissue Factor reagents are ready to use.

All Tissue Factor Reagents

Tissue Factor の背景知識

Tissue factor (TF), also known as coagulation factor III, F3, and CD142, is a single-pass type I membrane protein which belongs to the tissue factor family. Tissue factor is one of the proteins that participate in hemostatic and inflammatory processes. Activated monocytes present in the liver increase expression of tissue factor, and while accumulating in the organ they can intensify inflammation. Tissue factor is the protein that activates the blood clotting system by binding to, and activating, the plasma serine protease, factor VIIa, following vascular injury. Tissue factor is not only the main physiological initiator of normal blood coagulation, but is also important in the natural history of solid malignancies in that it potentiates metastasis and angiogenesis and mediates outside-in signalling. Tissue factor is expressed constitutively by many tissues which are not in contact with blood and by other cells upon injury or activation; the latter include endothelial cells, tissue macrophages, and peripheral blood monocytes. Coagulation Factor III is a transmembrane glycoprotein that localizes the coagulation serine protease factor VII/VIIa (FVII/VIIa) to the cell surface. The primary function of TF is to activate the clotting cascade. The TF:FVIIa complex also activates cells by cleavage of a G-protein coupled receptor called protease-activated receptor 2 (PAR2). TF is expressed by tumor cells and contributes to a variety of pathologic processes, such as thrombosis, metastasis, tumor growth, and tumor angiogenesis. As a key regulator of haemostasis and angiogenesis, it is also involved in the pathology of several diseases, including cardiovascular, inflammatory and neoplastic conditions.

Tissue Factor の参考文献

  • Morrissey JH. (2004) Tissue factor: a key molecule in hemostatic and nonhemostatic systems. Int J Hematol. 79(2): 103-8.
  • Milsom C, et al. (2008) Tissue factor and cancer. Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb. 36(3-4): 160-76.
  • Kasthuri RS, et al. (2009) Role of tissue factor in cancer. J Clin Oncol. 27(29): 4834-8.