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Yttrium (90Y) tacatuzumab tetraxetan

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Yttrium (90Y) tacatuzumab tetraxetan

Yttrium (90Y) tacatuzumab tetraxetan?
Monoclonal antibody
Type Whole antibody
Source Humanized (from mouse)
Target α-fetoprotein
CAS Registry Number  N
ATC code None
Chemical data
Formula C6470H9971N1712O2007S4290Y
Molecular mass 145 kDa

Yttrium (90Y) tacatuzumab tetraxetan (trade name AFP-Cide) is a humanized monoclonal antibody intended for the treatment of cancer.[1] The antibody itself, tacatuzumab, is conjugated with tetraxetan, a chelator for yttrium-90,[2] a radioisotope which destroys the tumour cells.


  1. ^ Statement On A Nonproprietary Name Adopted By The USAN Counil
  2. ^ WHO Drug Information

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