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 5q32 PDGFRB BA
Break Apart Probe
- Order Number
- Package Size
- 100 µl (10 Tests)
The updated (2016) World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumors of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues indicates the category myeloid/lymphoid neoplasms with eosinophilia and rearrangement of PDGFRA, PDGFRB, FGFR1, or with PCM1-JAK2.
Myeloid neoplasms (MPNs) with rearrangement of PDGFRB are phenotypically and genotypically diverse. The fusion genes involving PDGFRB described to date have been associated with cytogenetically detectable translocations. MPNs associated with rearrangement of PDGFRB are responsive to imatinib.
- Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (CML/MPN)
Two green-orange colocalization/fusion signals (2GO).
Aberrant Cell (typical results):
One green-orange colocalization/fusion signal (1GO), one separate green (1G) and orange (1O) signal each resulting from a chromosome break in the relevant locus.
- Wlodarska et al (1997) Blood 89:1716-1722
- Apperley et al (2002) N Engl J Med 347:481-487
- Wilkinson et al (2003) Blood 102:4187-4190