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Drug Name:  Rituximab [USAN:INN:BAN]    [show more names]
Description:  A genetically engineered anti-CD20 antibody for the treatment of B-cell lymphoma.

NCI: A recombinant chimeric murine/human antibody directed against the CD20 antigen, a hydrophobic transmembrane protein located on normal pre-B and mature B lymphocytes. Following binding, rituximab triggers a host cytotoxic immune response against CD20-positive cells.(NCI Dictionary) 
Categories:   Antineoplastic Agents    [show more categories]

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