GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6887

Synonyms: Benlysta® | hBlySmAb-1.1 | LimphoStat-B | lymphostat-B
belimumab is an approved drug (FDA (2011), EMA (2011))
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: 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
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Compound class Antibody
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (2011), EMA (2011))
International Nonproprietary Names
INN number INN
8381 belimumab
Benlysta® | hBlySmAb-1.1 | LimphoStat-B | lymphostat-B
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