Definitions

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  • n. A human monoclonal antibody intended to treat invasive Candida infection in combination with amphotericin B.

Etymologies

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-fung- +‎ -u- +‎ -mab

Examples

  • Mycograb (efungumab) as an add-on therapy to treat invasive candidiasis in adults has resulted in a write off of $360m, to be taken in

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  • This last entry is perhaps the most significant as Novartis also have several hsp90 inhibitors in clinical development, most notably Mycograb (efungumab), which is in final stage trials for fungal infections and also in earlier stage trials for cancer.

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