Abetimus is an immunosuppressant. It is a synthetic biological called a tolerogen. It is made of four double-stranded oligodeoxyribonucleotides that are attached to a carrier platform and are designed to block specific B-cell anti double stranded DNA antibodies. It may also complex anti dsDNA antibodies together, therefore disabling them. This way Abetimus is supposed to help treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and specifically nephritis.
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