Journal article

The Ionic Charge of Copper-64 Complexes Conjugated to an Engineered Antibody Affects Biodistribution

Jason LJ Dearing, Brett M Paterson, Vamsidhar Akurathi, Soledad Betanzos-Lara, S Ted Treves, Stephan D Voss, Jonathan M White, James S Huston, Suzanne V Smith, Paul S Donnelly, Alan B Packard

Bioconjugate Chemistry | AMER CHEMICAL SOC | Published : 2015


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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors express their gratitude to Erin Snay, Patricia Dunning, and Kathryn G. Commons, Ph.D., for technical assistance. The ch14.18-Delta C<INF>H</INF>2 antibody was provided by Rupert Handgretinger, M.D., Universitat Tubingen (Germany); the original protein and production cell line were developed and made available for use by Stephen Gillies, Ph.D., Provenance Biopharmaceuticals (Billerica, MA). This work was supported by National Institutes of Health grant 5K08CA093554 (to S.D.V.), by the Comunidad de Madrid (through the Madrid-MIT M+Vision Fellowship, to J.L.J.D.), the Children's Hospital Radiology Foundation, the Australian Research Council (to P.S.D.), and a Victoria Fellowship from the Victorian Government (to B.M.P.). Copper-64 was produced at Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO, USA) under the support of National Cancer Institute grant R24CA86307.