BCR-ABL activity is critical for the immunogenicity of chronic myelogenous leukemia cells.

Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a myeloproliferative disorder caused by excessive granulopoiesis due to the formation of the constitutively active tyrosine kinase BCR-ABL. An effective drug against CML is imatinib mesylate, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor acting on Abl kinases, c-KIT, and platelet-derived growth factor receptor. Recently, a study revealed… CONTINUE READING