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NCI Drug Dictionary


SB-AS02B adjuvant 
A proprietary oil-in-water emulsion specifically designed for combining protein preparations used in vaccines. SB-AS02B adjuvant contains monophosphoryl lipid A and QS21, a saponin extracted from the South American tree Quillaja saponaria Molina. This agent may be used for formulating cancer-specific vaccine preparations such as those containing MAGE-3 melanoma protein. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Abbreviation:SB AS02B