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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

matuzumab 
A humanized monoclonal antibody with antineoplastic activity. Matuzumab binds the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) with high affinity, competitively blocking natural ligand binding and blocking receptor-mediated downstream signalling, resulting in impaired tumor cell proliferation. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Code name:EMD 72000