Collin R. Elsea

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The JAK2 V617F mutation is present in almost all patients with polycythemia vera (PV), large proportions of patients with essential thrombocythemia and idiopathic myelofibrosis, and less frequently in atypical myeloproliferative disorders (MPD). We show that transplantation of JAK2 V617F-transduced bone marrow into BALB/c mice induces MPD reminiscent of(More)
Cancer patients undergoing treatment with systemic cancer chemotherapy drugs often experience debilitating fatigue similar to sickness behavior, a normal response to infection or tissue damage caused by the production of the inflammatory cytokines IL-1beta, TNF-alpha, and IL-6. The p38 mitogen activated protein kinase (p38 MAPK) plays a central role in the(More)
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