naratuximab emtansine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 9949

Synonyms: IMGN-529 | IMGN529 | K7153A-SMCC-DM1
Immunopharmacology Ligand
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Naratuximab emtansine (IMGN529) is a CD37- targeting antibody drug conjugate carrying a potent anti-mitotic agent (maytansinoid DM1) payload. This ADC is being investigated for clinical efficacy as a treatment for B cell malignancies, with empahsis on diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in light of preliminary results from the phase 1 clinical trial NCT01534715 [4].
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Bioactivity Comments
The in vitro and in vivo (in NHL and CLL xenograft models) anti-tumour cell immune effector (intrinsic to the anti-CD37antibody) and anti-mitotic (due to the maytansinoid conjugate) activities of IMGN529 were reported by Deckert et al. in 2013 [1].
Selectivity at other protein targets
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Target Sp. Type Action Value Parameter Concentration range (M) Reference
CD37 molecule Primary target of this compound Hs Antibody Binding 9.3 pEC50 - 1
pEC50 9.3 (EC50 5x10-10 M) [1]
Description: Binding affinity to CD37 antigen–positive cells as measured by flow cytometry.