The meeting of the German Society of Human Genetics (gfh) was held in Weimar, Germany this week and of course the attendees had the opportunity to visit the joined booth of MetaSystems and MetaSystems Probes. Main topics of the exhibition have been the latest advancements of the Neon case and imaging platform and RapidHyb, the revolutionary fast hybridization times of MetaSystems Probes' FISH probes.
XL t(7;12) MNX1/ETV6
Translocation/Dual Fusion Probe
- Order Number
- Package Size
- 100 µl (10 Tests)
Several recurrent balanced translocations and inversions, and their variants, are recognized in the WHO category acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with recurrent genetic abnormalities. Furthermore, several cytogenetic abnormalities are considered sufficient to establish the WHO diagnosis of AML with myelodysplasia-related features when 20% or more blood or marrow blasts are present.
The t(7;12)(q36;p13) translocation is a recurrent chromosome abnormality that involves the ETV6 gene on chromosome 12 and has been identified in 20–30% of infant patients with AML. The detection of t(7;12) rearrangements relies on the use of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) because this translocation is hardly visible by chromosome banding methods. The clinical outcome of t(7;12) patients is believed to be poor, therefore an early and accurate diagnosis is important in the clinical management and treatment.
- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
Two green (2G) and two orange signals (2O).
Aberrant Cell (typical results):
One green (1G), one orange (1O), and two green-orange fusion signals (2GO).
- Ballabio et al (2009) Leukemia 23: 1179- 1182
- Naiel et al (2013) Cancers 5: 281-295
- Owokaet al (2015) Hematol Leuk. 3: 1-4