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The human melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) gene, which plays a crucial role in pigmentation, also appears to be important in malignant melanoma (MM). This case-control study in the Spanish population included 116 consecutive MM patients and 188 controls frequency matched for sex and age. Sequence analysis of the entire coding region of MC1R was performed,(More)
OBJECTIVE In our Center the disposal of blood with HBV positive markers is approximately 6%, being 90% AgsHB negative and anti HBc positive. With the purpose of knowing the infected capacities of these donations and to consider the possibility of using them for transfusion, the presence of the viral genoma was investigated by PCR, in a group of samples with(More)
Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) is a specific type of acute myelogenous leukemia characterized by a typical morphology and by a translocation between chromosomes 15 and 17, t(15;17)(q22;q21). Because this translocation is not found in other subtypes of acute myelogenous leukemias, it has become an important marker in the diagnosis and treatment of APL.(More)
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