Diagnostic and clinical importance of interleukin-2 receptor alpha chain expression on non-T-cell acute leukaemia cells.


The expression of interleukin-2 receptors (IL-2R) was examined in 328 adult patients with non-T-cell (non-T) acute leukaemia and blast crisis of chronic myelocytic leukaemia (CML.BC) using two monoclonal antibodies, anti-Tac for IL-2R alpha chain (IL-2R alpha) and Mik beta 1 for IL-2R beta chain (IL-2R beta). Leukaemic cells in the following cases were… (More)