Trastuzumab Emtansine

Category: Cancer

Trastuzumab emtansine,[5][6] sold under the brand name Kadcyla, is an antibody-drug conjugate consisting of the humanized monoclonal antibody trastuzumab (Herceptin) covalently linked to the cytotoxic agent DM1.[7][8][9][10] Trastuzumab alone stops growth of cancer cells by binding to the HER2 receptor, whereas trastuzumab emtansine undergoes receptor-mediated internalization into cells, is catabol... [wikipedia]

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