Reslizumab

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Reslizumab?
Monoclonal antibody
Type Whole antibody
Source Humanized (from rat)
Target IL-5
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  YesY
ATC code None
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Reslizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody intended for the treatment of eosinophil-meditated inflammations of the airways, skin and gastrointestinal tract.[1] The drug is undergoing phase II/III clinical trials.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walsh, GM (2009). "Reslizumab, a humanized anti-IL-5 mAb for the treatment of eosinophil-mediated inflammatory conditions". Current opinion in molecular therapeutics 11 (3): 329–36. PMID 19479666. 
  2. ^ McIvor, RA (2015). "Emerging therapeutic options for the treatment of patients with symptomatic asthma". Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: 1–7. doi:10.1016/j.anai.2015.07.011. PMID 26254973.