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View in Spanish: Inmunotoxina CAT-8015 anti-CD22

Anti-CD22 immunotoxin CAT-8015 (AN-tee … IH-myoo-noh-TOK-sin …)
A monoclonal antibody linked to a toxic substance. It is being studied in the treatment of some types of B-cell cancer. Anti-CD22 immunotoxin CAT-8015 is made in the laboratory. It binds to CD22, a protein on the surface of normal B cells and B-cell tumors, and kills the cells. Also called CAT-8015.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.