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Identification
NameMDX-018
Accession NumberDB05484
TypeSmall Molecule
GroupsInvestigational
DescriptionMDX-018, also known as HuMax-Inflam, is a fully human antibody that is directed to IL-8 (interleukin-8) and may have potential application in oncology and inflammation. Trials will initially focus on studies to treat glioblastoma, a cancer of the central nervous system. Other possible indications include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pustular dermatoses. In pre-clinical studies, HuMax-Inflam has been shown to inhibit tumor growth in tumor models using primary human tumors in immunodeficient mice. HuMax-Inflam was also effective in reducing disease activity in palmoplantar pustulosis patients in a clinical study.
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Pharmacology
IndicationInvestigated for use/treatment in autoimmune diseases and inflammatory disorders (unspecified).
Structured Indications Not Available
PharmacodynamicsMDX-018 is a fully human anti-inflammatory antibody for the treatment of Autoimmune Disease. The drug inhibits tumour growth by targetting interleukin-8 (IL-8), a major inflammation mediator. It reduces disease activity in palmoplantar pustulosis patients and is also effective in the treatment of glioblastoma, which has a very low survival rate.
Mechanism of actionhe drug inhibits tumour growth by targetting interleukin-8 (IL-8), a major inflammation mediator.
TargetKindPharmacological actionActionsOrganismUniProt ID
Interleukin-8ProteinunknownNot AvailableHumanP10145 details
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Properties
StateSolid
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Targets

Kind
Protein
Organism
Human
Pharmacological action
unknown
General Function:
Interleukin-8 receptor binding
Specific Function:
IL-8 is a chemotactic factor that attracts neutrophils, basophils, and T-cells, but not monocytes. It is also involved in neutrophil activation. It is released from several cell types in response to an inflammatory stimulus. IL-8(6-77) has a 5-10-fold higher activity on neutrophil activation, IL-8(5-77) has increased activity on neutrophil activation and IL-8(7-77) has a higher affinity to rece...
Gene Name:
CXCL8
Uniprot ID:
P10145
Molecular Weight:
11097.98 Da
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Drug created on November 18, 2007 11:25 / Updated on August 17, 2016 12:24