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GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6591

Synonyms: AN100226 | anti-alpha4 integrin | anti-VLA4 | Tysabri®
Approved drug Immunopharmacology Ligand
natalizumab is an approved drug (FDA (2004), EMA (2006))
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Natalizumab was the first migration-inhibitory biological drug to be approved for inflammatory diseases.
Targeting cell migration-related molecules in immune conditions (and cancer) is regarded as a significant new focus for the development of novel anti-inflammatory therapeutics [3].
The design and synthesis of this antibody is described in [2], but the article is not open access.
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Bioactivity Comments
We have been unable to find affinity data for this antibody from an open access article.
Selectivity at catalytic receptors
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Target Sp. Type Action Value Parameter Concentration range (M) Reference
integrin, alpha 4 subunit (antigen CD49D, alpha 4 subunit of VLA-4 receptor) Primary target of this compound Hs Antibody Inhibition - - - 4
[4]
integrin α4β1 Hs Antibody Inhibition - - - 4
[4]
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