belimumab

Ligand id: 6887

Name: belimumab

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Classification
Compound class Antibody
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (2011), EMA (2011))
International Nonproprietary Names
INN number INN
8381 belimumab
Synonyms
Benlysta® | hBlySmAb-1.1 | lymphostat-B
Database Links
Specialist databases
IMGT/mAb-DB 266
Other databases
PubChem SID 178103469
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Comments
Belimumab is a monoclonal antibody targeting TNFSF13B (BAFF; BLyS) [1,4] , an immunostimulant essential for normal B cell maintenance and humoral immunity [5], and which is reported to be elevated in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other autoimmune diseases