Stains
API2-MALT1


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Minor changes: 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. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsapi2malt1.html. Accessed June 7th, 2020.
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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