transferrin-CRM107

transferrin-CRM107
A substance that is being studied in the treatment of brain tumors. Transferrin-CRM107 is made by linking a diphtheria toxin to transferrin, a protein that binds to fast growing cells, such as tumor cells. The diphtheria toxin then kills the tumor cells. It belongs to the family of drugs called immunotoxins.

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