monoclonal : Definition, Usages, News and More

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mo nuh kloh nuhl

  • n  any of a class of antibodies produced in the laboratory by a single clone of cells or a cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules
  • a  forming or derived from a single clone

  • Public company based in Melbourn, England CEO: Peter Chambr What it does: Develops human monoclonal antibodies as treatment for disease.
  • To come up with a monoclonal antibody to fight cancer, Tepper's group uses a strain of mice whose immune systems are genetically engineered to .
  • The monoclonal antibodies used against cancer are proteins designed to latch on to a specific molecule on the surface of a tumor cell, while leaving normal cells untouched.
News & Articles


  • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in Zee News
    Mazumdar-Shaw, however, added that "the new growth drivers -- insulin, immuno-suppressants, branded formulations and monoclonal antibodies are building the bio-pharmaceuticals business in a more robust manner and reducing the dependence on statins".
  • Toru Iwatani in PR Newswire (press release)
    The Biolex team has successfully produced a wide range of human proteins and monoclonal antibodies including Plasminogen, a protein that contains multiple kringle domains similar to those in NK4,said Mr. Kunio Iwatani, Chief Executive Officer...
  • Thomas Caskey in
    The use of immunological therapy involving monoclonal antibodies has revolutionized the treatment of many important diseases,said C. Thomas Caskey, MD, director/CEO of the IMM. "The bold new approach to Parkinson's disease by Drs. Chang...

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