Interleukin-2 Fusion Toxins


Chemical information

Toxinas de fusiĆ³n de interleucina 2.


Interleukin-2 fusion toxin is produced by replacing the receptor binding domain of diphtheria toxin with sequences from interleukin-2, thus producing specific cytotoxicity in cells expressing the interleukin-2 receptor. The interleukin-2 fusion toxin denileukin diftitox is used in the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. The related compound DAB486 interleukin-2 has also been investigated in a variety of disorders.
Published May 08, 2019.