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.

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fluorescent antibody SGM-101
A near infrared-emitting fluorochrome-labeled anti-carcinoembryonic antigen (ACE; anti-CEA) monoclonal antibody, with potential diagnostic imaging activity. Upon administration, the fluorescent antibody SGM-101 binds CEA-overexpressing cancer cells. Upon fluorescence imaging, the fluorochrome can be visualized and CEA-overexpressing cancer cell can be imaged and detected. CEA, a tumor-associated antigen (TAA), is overexpressed on the surface of tumor cells. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:anti-CEA fluorescent antibody SGM-101
Code name:SGM-101