sirukumab

Ligand id: 7989

Name: sirukumab

Classification
Compound class Antibody
International Nonproprietary Names
INN number INN
9431 sirukumab
Synonyms
CNTO 136
CNTO-136
Database Links
Specialist databases
IMGT/mAb-DB 384
Other databases
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Wikipedia Sirukumab
Comments
Sirukumab is a monoclonal antibody directed against interleukin 6 (IL6), in development as an immunomodulator for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It is also being tested as an immunopsychiatry therapy to treat depression.
Annotated peptide sequences for this antibody are available from its IMGT/mAb-DB record. Peptide sequence BLAST search using the heavy chain variable region of sirukumab provides100% match to a sequence claimed in patent US7560112 [2], and to the antibody with designation AME-19a.