Study associates blood stem cell mutation to adult leukemia

08/18/2010 | Hindu (India), The

U.S. researchers have found that blood stem cells that are in an inactive state can protect themselves from cellular stress but are more vulnerable to genetic variations that can develop into adult leukemia. The finding could pave the way for improving research on the molecular mechanisms of adult leukemia, as well as guide treatment planning for the disease.

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