Humanized monoclonal antibody maytansinoid DM4-conjugated huC242. Definition

Medical Definition: Humanized monoclonal antibody maytansinoid DM4-conjugated huC242

Substance being studied in the treatment of some cancers. Is made by linking monoclonal antibody huC242 to a toxic substance called maytansinoid DM4 that. The monoclonal antibody locates the surface of cancer cells and binds to, and maytansinoid DM4 enters the cells and blocks their growth. It is a type of immunotoxin. Also called huC242-DM4.

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