Anti-EpCAM-Pseudomonas-exotoxin fusion protein. Definition

Medical Definition: Anti-EpCAM-Pseudomonas-exotoxin fusion protein

A substance being studied for the treatment of certain types of head and neck. The anti-EpCAM-Pseudomonas-exotoxin fusion protein is made by linking a monoclonal antibody fragment to a toxic protein that can destroy cancer cells. This protein binds to EpCAM (a protein on the surface of epithelial cells and some types of cancer cells). Also called Proxinium and VB4-845.

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