Activated leukemic oncogenes AML1-ETO and c-kit: Role in development of acute myeloid leukemia and current approaches for their inhibition

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a malignant blood disease caused by different mutations that enhance the pro-liferative activity and survival of blood cells and affect their differentiation and apoptosis. The most frequent disorders in AML are translocations between chromosomes 21 and 8 leading to production of a chimeric oncogene, AML1-ETO, and… CONTINUE READING