Accession NumberDB05429

CAT-213 is a fully human anti-eotaxin monoclonal antibody with potential in the treatment of allergic disorders, has moved into pre-clinical development. It is developed by MedImmune for the treatment of Allergic Rhinitis.

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Investigated for use/treatment in allergic rhinitis.

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CAT-213 targets eotaxin, a member of the chemokine family of proteins that acts as messenger molecules between the cells of the immune system. During an allergic response the levels of eotaxin1 are elevated. This attracts eosinophils, a type of white blood cell, into tissues where they can degranulate causing tissue damage that occurs in a variety of allergic disorders.

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EotaxinProteinunknownNot AvailableHumanP51671 details
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General References
  1. Main S, Handy R, Wilton J, Smith S, Williams L, Fou LD, Andrews J, Conroy LA, May R, Anderson I, Vaughan TJ: A potent human anti-eotaxin1 antibody, CAT-213: isolation by phage display and in vitro and in vivo efficacy. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2006 Dec;319(3):1395-404. Epub 2006 Sep 14. [PubMed:16973884 ]
  2. Dent G, Hadjicharalambous C, Yoshikawa T, Handy RL, Powell J, Anderson IK, Louis R, Davies DE, Djukanovic R: Contribution of eotaxin-1 to eosinophil chemotactic activity of moderate and severe asthmatic sputum. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 May 15;169(10):1110-7. Epub 2004 Mar 4. [PubMed:15001461 ]
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Pharmacological action
General Function:
Chemokine activity
Specific Function:
In response to the presence of allergens, this protein directly promotes the accumulation of eosinophils, a prominent feature of allergic inflammatory reactions. Binds to CCR3.
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Molecular Weight:
10731.7 Da
Drug created on November 18, 2007 11:24 / Updated on August 17, 2016 12:24