Definition: Combinations of diagnostic or therapeutic substances linked with specific immune substances such as IMMUNOGLOBULINS; MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES; or ANTIGENS. Often the diagnostic or therapeutic substance is a radionuclide. These conjugates are useful tools for specific targeting of DRUGS and RADIOISOTOPES in the CHEMOTHERAPY and RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY of certain cancers.
Other names Radioimmunoconjugate; Immunoconjugate; Radioimmunoconjugates
abatacept [ LEA29Y,BELATACEPT,BMS 188667,BMS-188667,BMS-224818,BMS224818,CTLA-4-Ig,CTLA4-Fc,CTLA4-Ig,CTLA4-Ig immunoconjugate,Orencia,cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated antigen 4-immunoglobulin,nulojix ] do not confuse with CTLA-4 antigen; inhibits Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha; used for Rheumatoid Arthritis; inhibits T-cell function without depleting T cells; called a selective costimulator modulator;