Ly75

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Ly75

A gene on chromosome 2q24 that encodes a C-type lectin-domain protein which acts as an endocytic receptor, directing captured antigens from the extracellular space to a specialised antigen-processing compartment. Ly75 also downregulates B-cell proliferation.
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CDX-1401 is a fusion protein consisting of a fully human monoclonal antibody with specificity for the dendritic cell receptor DEC-205 linked to the NY-ESO-1 tumor antigen.
The results from the Phase 1 study of CDX-1401 were presented in a poster session entitled, "A Phase 1 Trial of a Novel Vaccine Targeting NY-ESO-1 to the Dendritic Cell Receptor DEC-205 in Combination with Toll-like Receptor Agonists" at the Society for Immunotherapy Annual Meeting on Friday, October 26, 2012 by Dr.
The product consists of a fully human monoclonal antibody with specificity for the dendritic cell receptor, DEC-205, genetically linked to the NY-ESO-1 tumor antigen.
This is the first DEC-205 targeted vaccine to enter clinical trials and will be combined with resiquimod (a toll-like receptor 7/8 agonist) as an adjuvant.