Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 6th, 2006
Morab-003 is a monoclonal antibody that targets the folate receptor alpha (FRA), a target over-expressed in over 90% of ovarian cancers and a number of other solid tumors. The antibody works via suppression of FRA-mediated signal transduction and induces tumor-specific cytotoxicity by both antibody dependent cellular and complement mediated immune-effector mechanisms.
The antibody has shown clinical activity in a phase I trial which was presented by investigators from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at...
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