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Monoclonal antibody
Type Whole antibody
Source Mouse
Target CA125
Clinical data
Trade names OvaRex
CAS Registry Number  N
ATC code None
Chemical data
Molecular mass ca. 150 kDa

Oregovomab (marketed under the trade name OvaRex) is a mouse monoclonal antibody it binds to the antigen CA125, a carbohydrate antigen. It is designed for the treatment of ovarian cancer.[1]

This drug was developed by AltaRex Corp.

Adverse drug effects


  1. ^ Statement On A Nonproprietary Name Adopted By The USAN Council - Oregovomab, American Medical Association.

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