CYNK-001

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Identification

Generic Name
CYNK-001
DrugBank Accession Number
DB15722
Background

CYNK-001 is a novel allogenic off-the-shelf natural killer (NK) cell therapy originating from human placental CD34+ hematopoietic stem cells and enriched with CD56+/CD3-.

Type
Biotech
Groups
Investigational
Biologic Classification
Cell transplant therapies
Other cell transplant therapies
Synonyms
Not Available
External IDs
  • CYNK-001

Pharmacology

Indication

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Pharmacology
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Pharmacodynamics

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Mechanism of action

CYNK-001 has the potential to inhibit viral infection by killing host cells through indirect immune responses. CYNK-001 expresses NKG2D and DNAM-1 receptors in addition to cytotoxicity receptors NKp30, NKp44, and NKp46. These receptors bind to the ligands and antigens expressed on infected cells, and initiate the release of perforin and granzyme B from the NK cell to induce cell death. In addition to being investigated for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia, multiple myeloma, and glioblastoma multiforme, CYNK-001 is also being investigated for treating COVID-19.

Absorption

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Volume of distribution

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Protein binding

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Metabolism
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Route of elimination

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Half-life

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Clearance

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Adverse Effects
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Toxicity

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Pathways
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Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Food Interactions
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Categories

Drug Categories
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Classification
Not classified
Affected organisms
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Chemical Identifiers

UNII
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CAS number
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References

General References
  1. Zhang J, Xie B, Hashimoto K: Current status of potential therapeutic candidates for the COVID-19 crisis. Brain Behav Immun. 2020 Jul;87:59-73. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2020.04.046. Epub 2020 Apr 22. [Article]
  2. Lifespan: CELULARITY INC. – CYNK-001 [Link]
  3. Oncology Nursing News: Novel Cancer Agent To Be Investigated for Coronavirus Treatment [Link]
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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
1RecruitingTreatmentAcute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) / Alkylating Agents / Analgesics / Analgesics, Non-Narcotic / Anti-Infective Agents / Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic / Antiviral Agents / Hematologic Diseases / Immunologic Factors / Immunosuppressive Agents / Leukemia in Remission / Leukemias / Myeloid Leukemias / Neoplasms / Neoplasms by Histologic Type / Neoplasms, Hematologic / Peripheral Nervous System Agents / Physiological Effects of Drugs1
1RecruitingTreatmentAnalgesics / Analgesics, Non-Narcotic / Anti-Infective Agents / Antiviral Agents / Astrocytoma, Grade IV / Cyclophosphamide / Giant Cell Glioblastoma / Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) / Immunologic Factors / Immunosuppressive Agents / Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action / Peripheral Nervous System Agents / Physiological Effects of Drugs / Sensory System Agents1
1RecruitingTreatmentAnalgesics / Analgesics, Non-Narcotic / Antineoplastic Agents / Blood Protein Disorders / Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) / Disorders, Lymphoproliferative / Hematologic Diseases / Hemorrhagic Disorders / Hemostatic Disorder / Immune System Diseases / Immunoproliferative Disorders / Multiple Myeloma (MM) / Neoplasms / Neoplasms by Histologic Type / Paraproteinemias / Peripheral Nervous System Agents / Physiological Effects of Drugs / Plasma Cell Neoplasms / Sensory System Agents / Vascular Diseases1
1, 2Active Not RecruitingTreatmentAcute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) / Analgesics / Anti-Infective Agents / Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic / Antiviral Agents / Chronic Lung Diseases / Coronaviridae Infections / Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑19) / Immunologic Diseases / Immunologic Factors / Infections, Coronavirus / Nidovirales Infections / Physiological Effects of Drugs / Pneumonia / Respiratory Tract Diseases / Respiratory Tract Infections (RTI) / RNA Virus Infections / Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 / Viral Pneumonia / Virus Diseases1

Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
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Prices
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Patents
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Properties

State
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Experimental Properties
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Drug created on August 11, 2020 18:08 / Updated on August 13, 2020 07:02