antitumor antibodies

antitumor antibodies

a natural product that interferes with deoxyribonucleic acid in such a way as to prevent its further replication and the transcription of ribonucleic acid. They are known as antibiotics because they are produced from natural products in a manner similar to the production of antibiotics.
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There are a number of antitumor antibodies developed that can target specific growth factor receptors on the cancer cell.
The result of this work suggests that antitumor antibodies in the blood may provide a fruitful source of sensitive biomarkers for cancer detection.
Other companies are also working on antitumor antibodies or on smaller molecules that will block the IGF-1 receptor.