Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) is associated with reciprocal and balanced chromosomal translocations always involving the Retinoic Acid Receptor α (RARα) gene on chromosome 17 and variable partner genes (X genes) on distinct chromosomes. RARα fuses to the PML gene in the vast majority of APL cases, and in a few cases to the PLZF, NPM, NuMA and STAT5b… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.onc.1204855

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