Variables influencing tumor uptake of anti-melanoma monoclonal antibodies radioiodinated using para-iodobenzoyl (PIB) conjugate

J. L. Murray, K. Mujoo, C. Wilmanns, P. Mansfield, D. S. Wilbur, M. G. Rosenblum

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Abstract

Tumor uptake was examined with respect to antigen expression, time-dependent biodistribution, dose of Mab injected, tumor size, and tumor site (i.e., subcutaneous versus lung or liver metastases). NR-ML-05, 96.5, and P94 showed significantly greater uptake in subcutaneous tumors than CL207 and 5.1 (P < 0.05). NR-ML-05 had a significantly higher tumor uptake at 24 hr (11.9 ± 0.51) than at 72 hr (4.0 ± 0.37) or 144 hr (2.7 ± 0.84) after injection (p < 0.001). The other four Mabs had similar tumor distribution at all three time points. The tumor uptake of four Mabs (96.5, P94, CL207. 5.1) differed with respect to in vitro versus in vivo binding to tumor, tumor type, dose of Mab, and tumor site (subcutaneous versus metastases). In contrast, NR-ML-05 demonstrated consistent uptake in tumors independent of the above parameters. These data suggest that certain host parameters can influence in vivo tumor targeting depending on characteristics of each Mab studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-287
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine
Volume32
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1991

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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