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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Monoclonal antibody, binding to the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR)

Chemical Name

Immunoglobulin G1, anti-(humanized mouse monoclonal hR3 β1 chain anti-human epidermal growth factor receptor), disulfide with humanized mouse monoclonal hR3 kappa-chain, dimer (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Nimotuzumabum (Latin)
  • Nimotuzumab (German)
  • Nimotuzumab (French)
  • Nimotuzumab (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cimazumab (IS)
  • h-R3 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Taixinsheng
    Baitai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Theracim
    Innogene Kalbiotech, Indonesia; Innogene Kalbiotech, Philippines; Innogene Kalbiotech, Thailand


ISInofficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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