Yttrium (90Y) tacatuzumab tetraxetan

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Yttrium (90Y) tacatuzumab tetraxetan
Y-90 tacatuzumab tetraxetan structure.svg
Monoclonal antibody
TypeWhole antibody
SourceHumanized (from mouse)
Targetα-fetoprotein
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC6470H9971N1712O2007S4290Y
Molar mass145 kg/mol
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Yttrium (90Y) tacatuzumab tetraxetan (trade name AFP-Cide) is a humanized monoclonal antibody intended for the treatment of cancer.[1] The antibody itself, tacatuzumab, is conjugated with tetraxetan, a chelator for yttrium-90,[2] a radioisotope which destroys the tumour cells.

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