Pegol

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Pegol is a term used in generic names for pharmaceutical drugs to indicate that presence of a polyethylene glycol attachment (pegylation). The term is used for both monoclonal antibodies and engineered proteins. The purpose of the pegylation is to extend the half-life of the drug.[1]

Examples include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swierczewska, Magdalena; Lee, Kang Choon; Lee, Seulki (2015). "What is the future of PEGylated therapies?". Expert Opinion on Emerging Drugs. 20 (4): 531–536. doi:10.1517/14728214.2015.1113254. PMC 4908577. PMID 26583759.