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Synonyms: Hu5A8 | ibalizumab-uiyk | TMB-355 | TMB355 | TNX-355 | Trogarzo®
ibalizumab is an approved drug (FDA (2018), EMA (2019))
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Ibalizumab was originally reported as anti-CD4 monoclonal antibody 5A8 by Burkly et al. (1992 ) . It is a non-immunosuppressive, humanised monoclonal antibody that acts as an HIV entry inhibitor [2,4]. Anti-HIV activity of TNX-355 (later to be assigned the INN ibalizumab) in patients was reported in 2004 .
Annotated peptide sequences for this antibody are available from its IMGT/mAb-DB record.
|Ibalizumab binds to CD4 on T cells.|