Monoclonal antibodies in immune and inflammatory diseases.
Andreakos E., Taylor PC., Feldmann M.
The era of monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics has arrived. Monoclonal antibodies of high quality targeting almost any antigen can now be engineered and manufactured in large quantities. In the clinic, monoclonal antibodies are proving to be safe and effective for the treatment of a wide range of diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, spondyloarthropathies, psoriasis and allograft rejection.