Avalglucosidase alfa is a recombinant human acid α-glucosidase (rhGAA) that provides an exogenous source of GAA. Binding to M6P receptors on the cell surface has been shown to occur via carbohydrate groups on the GAA molecule, after which it is internalised and transported into lysosomes, where it undergoes proteolytic cleavage that results in increased enzymatic activity to degrade glycogen.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):
Avalglucosidase alfa is an active ingredient of these brands:
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