nivolumab   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 7335

Synonyms: BMS-936558 | MDX-1106 | ONO-4538 | Opdivo®
Approved drug Immunopharmacology Ligand
nivolumab is an approved drug (FDA (2014), EMA (2015))
Compound class: Antibody
Comment: Nivolumab is an IgG4 kappa immunoglobulin that is selective for PD-1, an immune-checkpoint receptor expressed on activated T-cells, monocytes, B-cells, natural killer (NK) T-cells, and dendritic cells [12]. This monoclonal is produced in Chinese hamster ovary cells by recombinant DNA technology. Nivolumab is an immuno-oncology drug.
Annotated peptide sequences for this antibody are available from its IMGT/mAb-DB record.
Sequence analysis of the light and heavy chain variable region peptides of nivolumab shows exact matches with claimed peptide sequences of monoclonal 5C4 contained in patent WO2006121168 [10].
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Compound class Antibody
Ligand families/groups Immune checkpoint modulators
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (2014), EMA (2015))
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INN number INN
9623 nivolumab
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BMS-936558 | MDX-1106 | ONO-4538 | Opdivo®
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Specialist databases
IMGT/mAb-DB 424
Reactome Drug Reactome logo R-ALL-9679411
Reactome Reaction Reactome logo R-HSA-9679421
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GtoPdb PubChem SID 178103907
PubChem SID 178103907
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