Rethinking the INN system for therapeutic antibodies

  title={Rethinking the INN system for therapeutic antibodies},
  author={J{\'e}r{\'e}my Pottier and Romane Chastang and Christophe Dumet and Herv{\'e} Watier},
In the context of a possible revision of the International Nonproprietary Names (INN) system of recombinant monoclonal antibodies, which is saturated, we propose several avenues of reflection driven by the primary goal of the INN, information of health-care professionals. Clinical considerations argue for an abandon of the substems A (target category) and B (origin category), which lengthen the INN without real added-value. On the contrary, new substems or suffixes are required to alert on the… CONTINUE READING

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