Stains
API2-MALT1


Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Revised: 4 March 2019

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PubMed Search: API2-MALT1[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. API2-MALT1. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsapi2malt1.html. Accessed July 19th, 2019.
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
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