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Multivalent antibodies, either monospecific or bispecific, may improve the efficacy of current therapeutic interventions involving a single monoclonal antibody (mAb). We have applied the Dock-and-Lock (DNL) method, a new platform technology for the site-specific and covalent assembly of modular components into stably tethered complexes of defined(More)
The Dock-and-Lock (DNL) method, which makes bioactive molecules with multivalency and multifunctionality, is a new approach to develop targeting molecules for improved cancer imaging and therapy. It involves the use of a pair of distinct protein domains involved in the natural association between cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP)-dependent protein(More)
UNLABELLED Pretargeted radioimmunotherapy (PRIT) with bispecific antibodies in combination with a radiolabeled peptide reduces the radiation dose to normal tissues, especially the bone marrow. In this study, the optimization, therapeutic efficacy, and toxicity of PRIT of colon cancer with a (177)Lu-labeled peptide was determined in mice with(More)
Here we describe molecular imaging of cancer using signal amplification of a radiotracer in situ by pretargeting a multivalent, bispecific antibody to carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), which subsequently also captures a radioactive hapten-peptide. Human colon cancer xenografts as small as approximately 0.15 g were disclosed in nude mice within 1 h of giving(More)
We examined whether a pretargeting method using a new recombinant anti-CD20 bispecific antibody (bsMAb) followed by (90)Y-1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-N,N',N'',N'''-tetraacetic acid ((90)Y-DOTA)-peptide could reduce hematologic toxicity yet improve therapeutic responses compared with conventional (90)Y-anti-CD20 IgG and a chemically conjugated bsMAb. TF4,(More)
Epratuzumab, a humanized anti-CD22 antibody, is currently in clinical trials of B-cell lymphomas and autoimmune diseases, demonstrating therapeutic activity in non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Thus, epratuzumab offers a promising option for CD22-targeted immunotherapy, yet its mechanism of action remains poorly understood.(More)
PURPOSE With increasing interest in pretargeting procedures for improving the delivery of radionuclides for cancer imaging and therapy, this investigation was undertaken to examine how to optimize a bispecific monoclonal antibody (bsMAb) pretargeting procedure for therapeutic applications. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN The model system examined was a bsMAb composed(More)
Trop-2 is a novel target for ADC therapy because of its high expression by many solid cancers. The rational development of IMMU-132 represents a paradigm shift as an ADC that binds a well-known moderately-cytotoxic drug, SN-38, to the anti-Trop-2 antibody. In vitro and in vivo studies show enhanced efficacy, while there is a gradual release of SN-38 that(More)
The selective delivery of therapeutic radionuclides is a promising approach for treating cancer. Antibody-targeted radionuclides are of particular interest, with 2 products approved for the treatment of certain forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. However, for many other cancers, radioimmunotherapy has been ineffective, being limited by prolonged exposure to the(More)
(18)F-Fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) is the most common molecular imaging agent in oncology, with a high sensitivity and specificity for detecting several cancers. Antibodies could enhance specificity; therefore, procedures were developed for radiolabeling a small ( approximately 1451 Da) hapten peptide with (68)Ga or (18)F to compare their specificity with(More)