meplazumab   

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 11026

Synonyms: Ketantin®
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Meplazumab is a humanized IgG2 monoclonal antibody that targets CD147 (basigin). It is being developed by Jiangsu Pacific Meinuoke Bio Pharmaceutical.

COVID-19
SARS-CoV-2 may utilise CD147 as an additional entry receptor to infect host cells [2]. Meplazumab can block this interaction between CD147 and SARS-CoV-2 spike protein.
Classification
Compound class Antibody
Synonyms
Ketantin®
Database Links
Specialist databases
IMGT/mAb-DB 932
Other databases
GtoPdb PubChem SID 405560467