efalizumab

Ligand id: 6593

Name: efalizumab

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Summary of Clinical Use
Used to treat psoriasis prior to withdrawl from the market.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
The molecular target of ths monoclonal antibody is ITGAL (integrin alpha L subunit, lymphocyte function associated antigen 1, aka CD11a). The antibody acts as an immunosuppressant by inhibiting lymphocyte activation and cell migration out of blood vessels into tissues.