anti-mesothelin monoclonal antibody MORAb-009

(AN-tee-MEH-zoh-THEE-lin MAH-noh-KLOH-nul AN-tee-BAH-dee…)

A monoclonal antibody being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to substances in the body, including cancer cells. Anti-mesothelin monoclonal antibody MORAb-009 binds to mesothelin (a protein that is made by some cancer cells) and stops the cells from dividing. Also called MORAb-009.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "anti-mesothelin monoclonal antibody MORAb-009"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "anticuerpo monoclonal anti mesotelina MORAb-009"

Anticuerpo monoclonal en estudio para el tratamiento de algunos tipos de cáncer. Los anticuerpos monoclonales se producen en el laboratorio y pueden localizar sustancias del cuerpo y unirse a ellas, incluso a las células cancerosas. El anticuerpo monoclonal anti mesotelina MORAb-009 se une a la mesotelina (una proteína elaborada por algunas células cancerosas) e impide que las células se multipliquen. También se llama MORAb-009.