gemtuzumab

A monoclonal antibody combined with a toxic substance that is used treat certain types of acute myeloid leukemia in older patients and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to cancer cells. Gemtuzumab is a type of antibody-drug conjugate. Also called gemtuzumab ozogamicin and Mylotarg.

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  • Gemtuzumab — ozogamicin Größe 151 bis 153 kDa Bezeichner Externe IDs …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gemtuzumab ozogamicin — ? Monoclonal antibody Type Whole antibody Source Humanized (from mouse) Target CD33 Clinical data Trade names Mylotarg AHFS/ …   Wikipedia

  • Gemtuzumab-Ozogamicin — Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 151 bis 153 kDa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gemtuzumab ozogamicin — Größe 151 bis 153 kDa Bezeichner Externe IDs …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gemtuzumab ozogamicin — A monoclonal antibody combined with a toxic substance that is used treat certain types of acute myeloid leukemia in older patients and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • gemtuzumab ozogamicin — noun A monoclonal antibody used to treat acute myelogenous leukemia …   Wiktionary

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