Cantuzumab ravtansine

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Cantuzumab ravtansine
Monoclonal antibody
TypeWhole antibody
SourceHumanized (from mouse)
Clinical data
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Cantuzumab ravtansine (huC242-SPDB-DM4) is an antibody-drug conjugate designed for the treatment of cancers. The humanized monoclonal antibody cantuzumab (huC242) is linked to a cytotoxic agent, ravtansine (DM4).[1] It uses a more hindered disulfide linkage than cantuzumab mertansine.[2]

See also


  1. ^ World Health Organization (2011). "International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances (INN). Proposed INN: List 105" (PDF). WHO Drug Information. 25 (2). Archived from the original (PDF) on April 1, 2012.
  2. ^ Goldmacher VS, Singh R, Chittenden T, Kovtun Y (2013). "Linker technology and impact of linker design on ADC properties.". In Phillips GL (ed.). Antibody-Drug Conjugates and Immunotoxins: From Pre-Clinical Development to Therapeutic Applications. New York: Springer. pp. 117–135 (131). ISBN 978-1-4614-5456-4.