GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6885

Synonyms: CNTO-1275 | L04AC05 | Stelara® | TT-20
ustekinumab is an approved drug (FDA (2009), EMA (2009))
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Ustekinumab suppresses the immunomodulatory actions of both IL-12 and IL-23 on T-cell sub-populations. It binds to the common p40 subunit (IL12B) shared by these cytokines.
Annotated peptide sequences for this antibody are available from its IMGT/mAb-DB record.
Qyuns Therapeutics have a potential ustekinumab biosimilar (QX001S) in Phase 1 evaluation for psoriasis (trial registry number ChiCTR1900022127).
Bioactivity Comments
The patent covering the production and use of ustekinumab (US6902734 [1]) does not provide affinity values for specific antibody clones, therefore we have included the stated range of affinities determined in the production and testing process in the interaction table below..
Selectivity at ligand targets
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Target Sp. Type Action Value Parameter Concentration range (M) Reference
IL-12B Hs Antibody Inhibition >9.0 – 11.1 pKd - 1
pKd >9.0 – 11.1 (Kd <1x10-9 – 7x10-12 M) [1]