Lack of TEL-AML1 fusion transcript resulting from a cryptic t(12;21) in adult B lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Taiwan.

@article{Shih1996LackOT,
  title={Lack of TEL-AML1 fusion transcript resulting from a cryptic t(12;21) in adult B lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Taiwan.},
  author={Lee-Yung Shih and T B Chou and Der-Cherng Liang and Y. S. Tzeng and Jeffrey Rubnitz and James R. Downing and Ching-Hon Pui},
  journal={Leukemia},
  year={1996},
  volume={10 9},
  pages={1456-8}
}
Cryptic t(12;21)(p12-13;q22) leading to TEL-AML1 fusion has recently been recognized as the most frequent genetic rearrangement in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in Western countries. More recently, we found a similar frequency of this abnormality in Chinese children with ALL in Taiwan. In this study, we assessed further the frequency of TEL… CONTINUE READING