abrilumab   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 11531

Synonyms: AMG 181 | AMG-181 | MEDI-7183 | MEDI7183
Immunopharmacology Ligand
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Abrilumab (AMG-181, MEDI-7183) is a fully human IgG2κ monoclonal antibody which selectively targets α4β7 integrin heterodimers [1] that was developed by MedImmune. It was designed for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis [2], and Crohn's disease).
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Immunopharmacology Comments
Abrilumab targets α4β7 integrins and blocks MAdCAM-1-mediated T cell adhesion. This action selectively interferes with trafficking of gut-homing T cells [1].