"Abatacept" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A fusion protein immunoconjugate of the extracellular domain of CTLA4 and the Fc domain of human IgG1. It functions as a T-cell co-stimulation blocker that inhibits TNF-ALPHA and prevents the activation of T-LYMPHOCYTES. It is used in the treatment of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.
- Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte-Associated Antigen 4-Immunoglobulin
- Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Associated Antigen 4 Immunoglobulin
- CTLA4-Ig Immunoconjugate
- CTLA4 Ig Immunoconjugate
- Immunoconjugate, CTLA4-Ig
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