Lirilumab (BMS-986015) is a fully human monoclonal antibody (mAb) which targets the KIRD2 subgroup of killer cell immunoglobulin like receptors (KIRs) on natural killer cells [1
], being developed as an immuno-oncology clinical candidate. Identified targets include KIR2DL1, KIR2DL2, KIR2DL3, KIR2DS1 and KIR2DS2. Genes of KIR proteins are listed in HGNC family Killer cell immunoglobulin like receptors (KIR)
. ia an IgG4 isotype antibody considered suitable for a blocking , non-depleting mAb with clinical utility.
Annotated peptide sequences for this antibody are available from its IMGT/mAb-DB record.