inebilizumab   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 7992

Synonyms: HB12 [6] | inebilizumab-cdon | MEDI 551 | MEDI-551 | MEDI551 | Uplizna®
Approved drug
inebilizumab is an approved drug (FDA (2020), EMA (2022))
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Inebilizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody (mAb) directed against CD19, a cell-surface antigen expressed on cells of B cell lineage. Inebilizumab has potential immunomodulating and antineoplastic activities. Tested preclinically as a mouse anti-CD19 mAb (clone HB12; [6]), and initially humanized by Cellective Therapeutics, Inc. (a spinout company from Duke University where the antibody began its life) prior to being acquired by MedImmune (now part of Astra Zeneca) for commercial development.

Peptide sequence and structural information for this antibody are available from its IMGT/mAb-db record. A protein BLAST search of patented sequences reveals 100% matches between the heavy and light variable sequences of inebilizumab and sequences 106 and 111 respectively, in patent US8323653 B2 [1]. A detailed peptide sequence analysis suggests that inebilizumab is likely to be clone 16C4 in this patent.
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Compound class Antibody
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (2020), EMA (2022))
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INN number INN
9985 inebilizumab
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HB12 [6] | inebilizumab-cdon | MEDI 551 | MEDI-551 | MEDI551 | Uplizna®
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Specialist databases
IMGT/mAb-DB 553
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GtoPdb PubChem SID 249565673
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