Stains & molecular markers

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PubMed Search: AML1[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. AML1. website. Accessed January 20th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Gene at 21q22 is DNA binding component of AML1/CBF beta transcription factor complex, most frequent target of translocations in AML via t(8;21) [AML1-ETO]; t(12;21); t(3;21) [AML1-EVI1]
  • Fusion products (below) suppress normal AML1 mediated transactivating activity
  • Normal AML1 required to establish fetal liver-derived definitive hematopoiesis (stem cells to definitive hematopoietic elements)
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