NCI Drug Dictionary

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.

anti-CD22 scFv TCRz:41BB-CAR lentiviral vector-transduced autologous T lymphocytes
Autologous human T lymphocytes transduced with a recombinant lentiviral vector encoding a chimeric T cell receptor consisting of an anti-CD22 single chain variable fragment (scFv) and the co-stimulatory domain 4-1BB (CD137) coupled to the zeta chain of the TCR/CD3 complex (CD3-zeta), with potential immunostimulating and antineoplastic activities. Autologous peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBLs) from a patient with CD22-positive cancer are transduced with this lentiviral vector that encodes the CAR gene specific for CD22. After isolation, transduction, expansion in culture and reintroduction into the patient, the anti-CD22 scFv TCRz:41BB-CAR lentiviral vector-transduced autologous T lymphocytes express anti-CD22-CAR on their cell surfaces and bind to the CD22 antigen on tumor cell surfaces. Subsequently, CD22-expressing tumor cells are lysed. CD22, a B-lineage-restricted, transmembrane phosphoglycoprotein, is expressed on malignant B cells. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:autologous T lymphocytes expressing CD22 CARs-expressing tandem TCR-zeta/4-1BB
autologous T lymphocytes expressing CD22 chimeric antigen receptors expressing tandem TCR-zeta and 4-1BB
TCRzeta/4-1BB CART22 cells
TCRζ/4-1BB CART22 cells