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Oportuzumab monatox

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Oportuzumab monatox

Oportuzumab monatox (proposed INN) is an antineoplastic. Chemically, oportuzumab it is a single chain variable fragment of a monoclonal antibody which binds to epithelial cell adhesion molecule (EpCAM, the tumor-associated calcium signal transducer 1). Oportuzumab is fused with Pseudomonas aeruginosa exotoxin A (which is reflected by the monatox in the drug's name).[1]


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