EMT-mechanizm induces the leukemic stemness phenotype in myeloid leukemias

  • L. P. Shvachko


Aim. To study the targeted expression EMT-induced markers N-cadherin, Snail and Twist in patients with the chronic and acute myeloid leukemias. Methods. RT-PCR, electroforesic in agarose gel, TotalLab v. 2.01 densitometry. Results. Have been investigated the relative levels of mRNA expression of N-cadherin and transcriptional factors Snail and Twist, associated with epithelial-to-mesenchymal induction (EMT) in patients with the essential polycytemia (EP), the chronic mieloid leukemia CML), the acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and the acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Conclusions. Have been highlighted the EMT stemness mechanism in Leukemic stem cell progression.

Keywords: the epithelial-to-mesencymal transition (EMT), EMT-inducer marker, N-cadherin, Snail, Twist, myeloid leukemias, leuklemic stem cell progression.


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