Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 16th, 2005
"The anticancer drug rViscumin, currently under clinical development, has been shown in previous studies to be a sialic acid specific ribosome inactivating protein (RIP). Comparative binding assays with the CD75s-specific monoclonal antibodies HB6 and J3-89 revealed rViscumin to be a CD75s-specific RIP due to identical binding characteristics toward CD75s gangliosides. The receptor gangliosides are IV6nLc4Cer, VI6nLc6Cer, and the newly characterized ganglioside VIII6nLc8Cer,...
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