EMD 72000. Definition

Medical Definition: EMD 72000

Monoclonal antibody being studied for the treatment of some cancers. Monoclonal antibodies are produced in the laboratory and can locate cancer cells and bind to. The EMD 72000 binds to the epidermal growth factor (EGFR, for its acronym in English) of the tumor cells and blocks growth signals. Also called matuzumab.

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