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-CD3/anti-BCMA bispecific monoclonal antibody JNJ-64007957
A bispecific humanized monoclonal antibody against human CD3, a T-cell surface antigen, and human B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA; TNFRSF17), a tumor-associated antigen (TAA) expressed on plasma cells, with potential antineoplastic activity. Upon administration, anti-CD3/anti-BCMA bispecific monoclonal antibody JNJ-64007957 binds to both CD3 on T cells and BCMA expressed on malignant plasma cells. This results in the cross-linking of T cells and tumor cells, and induces a potent cytotoxic T-lymphocyte (CTL) response against BCMA-expressing plasma cells. BCMA, a member of the tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member that is specifically overexpressed on malignant plasma cells, plays a key role in promoting plasma cell survival. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:BCMA x CD3 bispecific antibody JNJ-64007957
BCMA x CD3 duobody antibody JNJ-64007957
humanized BCMA/CD3 duobody antibody JNJ-64007957
Code name:JNJ 64007957