NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

omalizumab
A humanized monoclonal antibody directed against the C-epsilon 3 domain of immunoglobulin E. Olizumab binds to this IgE domain, thereby preventing IgE from binding to its high-affinity mast-cell receptor. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent.
Synonyms:anti-IgE monoclonal antibody E25
olizumab
US brand name:Xolair
Abbreviation:rhuMAb-E25
Code name:IGE 025