GC1008. Definition

Medical Definition: GC1008

Monoclonal antibody being studied for the treatment of kidney cancer, melanoma and lung fibrosis. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate substances in the body and bind to, including cancer cells. GC1008 binds to the protein transforming growth factor beta (FCTß) and can block the growth of cancer cells that make it. Also called monoclonal antibody anti-TGF-beta GC1008.

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