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Developed by ImClone Systems Incorporated

IMC-1121B is a fully human IgG1 monoclonal antibody that is designed to bind to the VEGFR-2 found on tumor vasculature, thereby inhibiting certain ligands known as vascular endothelial growth factors from binding to and activating the receptor. This action blocks a signaling pathway key to new blood vessel formation in growing tumors, which has been shown to starve tumors of their nutrient supply and result in significant tumor growth inhibition in pre-clinical models.


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