Molecular rearrangements of chromosome 22 in chronic myeloid leukemia in a multi-ethnic Malaysian population.

Rearrangements in the DNA of chronic myelogenous leukemia patients of Chinese, Malay and Indian origin were detected in the breakpoint cluster region of chromosome 22 using molecular techniques. The DNA of fifty patients was examined using a 1.2 kb DNA probe. Rearrangements were detected in 46/50 patients. Karyotypic data were available in nine patients… CONTINUE READING