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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Monoclonal antibody

Radiodiagnostic agent

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G1, anti-(human CEA (carcinoembryonic antigen)-related antigen) (mouse monoclonal BW 250/183 heavy chain), disulfide with mouse monoclonal BW 250/183 κ-chain, dimer (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Besilesomabum (Latin)
  • Besilesomab (German)
  • Bésilésomab (French)
  • Besilesomab (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Besilesomab (OS: BAN)

Brand Name


BANBritish Approved Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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