Acquired homozygosity (isodisomy) of chromosome 3 in uveal melanoma.


Cytogenetic investigation of uveal melanoma (UM) has revealed that monosomy 3 is the most frequent karyotypic abnormality, present in approximately 60% of cases. We investigated a cohort of 41 cases of UM, 19 of which retained two apparently normal copies of chromosome 3. Investigation of loss of heterozygosity (LOH) status was undertaken in an attempt to… (More)