Cite this page: API2-MALT1. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsapi2malt1.html. Accessed April 23rd, 2017.
Definition / General
- Fusion protein associated with MALT lymphoma (50%); rarely with diffuse large B cell lymphoma
- Due to t(11;18)(q21;q21) - API2 and MALT1
- May lead to increased inhibition of apoptosis, helping MALT lymphoma cells to survive