Inherited susceptibility to pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma

abstract

  • Although genome-wide analyses have identified somatic alterations contributing to the pathogenesis of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), few studies have identified germline variants conferring risk of this disease. Two reports now provide the first genome-wide glimpse into the role of inherited alleles in ALL pathogenesis.

publication date

  • September 2009

Research

keywords

  • Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ng0909-957

PubMed ID

  • 19710713

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 957

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 41

number

  • 9