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1. (WO2017004149) PROTÉINES DE LIAISON MULTI-SPÉCIFIQUES
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Claims:

What is Claimed is:

1 . A protein comprising:

a) a first heavy chain and a first light chain forming a first binding unit specific for a first epitope, and

b) a second heavy chain and a second light chain forming a second binding unit specific for a second epitope,

wherein said first heavy chain comprises a tyrosine (Y) at position 366 [T366Y], wherein said second heavy chain comprises a threonine (T) at position 407

[Y407T], and wherein said first or said second heavy chain further comprises an arginine at position 435 [H435R] and a phenylalanine at position 436 [Y436F], or wherein said first heavy chain comprises a tryptophan (W) at position 366

[T366W], wherein said second heavy chain comprises a serine (S) at position 366 [T366S], an alanine (A) at position 368 [L368A] and a valine (V) at position 407 [Y407V], and wherein said first or said second heavy chain further comprises an arginine at position 435 [H435R] and a phenylalanine at position 436 [Y436F].

2. The protein of claim 1 , wherein said second heavy chain further comprises an arginine at position 435 [H435R] and a phenylalanine at position 436 [Y436F].

3. The protein according to claim 1 or 2, wherein said first and said second heavy chains further comprises YTE mutations (M252Y/S254T/T256E).

4. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 3, wherein said first heavy chain comprises a tryptophan (W) at position 366 [T366W], wherein said second heavy chain comprises a serine (S) at position 366 [T366S], an alanine (A) at position 368 [L368A] and a valine (V) at position 407 [Y407V], wherein said second heavy chain further comprises an arginine at position 435 [H435R] and a phenylalanine

at position 436 [Y436F], and wherein said heavy chains are derived from the heavy chain of an Igd or lgG4.

5. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 4, wherein said first heavy chain comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 , 4, 36 or 37.

6. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 4, wherein said second heavy chain

comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 3, 5, 38 or 39.

7. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 6, wherein said first heavy chain comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 or 4 and wherein said second heavy chain comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 3 or 5.

8. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 6, wherein said first heavy chain comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 36 and/or wherein said second heavy chain comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 38.

9. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 6, wherein said first heavy chain comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 37 and/or wherein said second heavy chain comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 39.

10. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 9, wherein said first or second light chain comprises the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 2 or 35.

1 1 . The protein of any one of claim 1 to 10, wherein said first heavy chain and said first light chain are covalently linked through a first linker.

12. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 10, wherein said second heavy chain and said second light chain are covalently linked through a second linker.

13. The protein of any one of claim 1 to 10, wherein said first heavy chain and said first light chain are covalently linked through a first linker and said second heavy chain and said second light chain are covalently linked through a second linker.

14. The protein of any one of claims 1 1 to 13, wherein said first and/or said second linker comprises 26 to 42 amino acids.

15. The protein of any one of claims 1 1 to 13, wherein said first and/or said second linker comprises 30 to 40 amino acids.

16. The protein of any one of claims 1 1 to 13, wherein said first and/or said second linker comprises 34 to 40 amino acids.

17. The protein of any one of claims 1 1 to 13, wherein said first and/or said second linker comprises 36 to 39 amino acids.

18. The protein of any one of claims 1 1 to 13, wherein said first and/or said second linker comprises 38 amino acids.

19. The protein of any one of claims 1 1 to 13, wherein said first and/or said second linker comprises glycine and serine amino acids.

20. The protein of any one of claims 1 1 to 13, wherein said first and/or said second linker comprises the amino acid sequence of any one of SEQ ID NO:6 to SEQ ID NO:14 or SEQ ID NO:40.

21 . The protein of any one of claims 13 to 20, wherein said first and said second linker have the same length.

22. The protein of any one of claims 13 to 20, wherein said first linker and said

second linker are identical.

23. The protein of any one of claims 13 to 22, wherein said first linker is covalently linked to the N-terminus of said first heavy chain and to the C-terminus of said first light chain and wherein said second linker is covalently linked to the N- terminus of said second heavy chain and to the C-terminus of said second light chain.

24. The protein according to claim 1 , wherein said first and said second epitopes are on the same target protein.

25. The protein according to claim 1 , wherein said first and said second epitopes are on different target proteins.

26. The protein of any one of claims 1 to 25, further comprising a third binding unit specific to a third epitope.

27. The protein of claim 26, wherein said third binding unit is covalently linked to the C-terminus of said first or second heavy chain.

28. The protein of claim 26, wherein said third binding unit is covalently linked to the N-terminus of said first or said second light chain.

29. The protein of any one of claims 26 to 28, further comprising a fourth binding unit specific to a fourth epitope.

30. The protein of claim 29, wherein said fourth binding unit is covalently linked to the C-terminus of said first or said second heavy chain.

31 . The protein of claim 29, wherein said fourth binding unit is covalently linked to the N-terminus of said first or said second light chain.

32. The protein according to any one of claims 26 to 31 , wherein said third and/or said fourth binding unit is a scFv.

33. A pharmaceutical composition comprising a protein according to any one of

claims 1 to 32 and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.

34. An isolated polynucleotide comprising a sequence encoding a light chain or a heavy chain according to any one of claims 1 to 32.

35. An expression vector comprising the polynucleotide of claim 34.

36. A host cell comprising one or more polynucleotide according to claim 34 or one or more expression vector according to claim 35.

37. A method for producing protein comprising:

a) obtaining a host cell according to claim 36; and

b) cultivating the host cell.

38. The method according to claim 37, further comprising recovering and purifying the protein.