Encyclopedia of Cancer

2011 Edition
| Editors: Manfred Schwab

ABL

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-16483-5_15

Definition

The ABL gene encodes a nuclear tyrosine kinase that is involved in chromosomal translocations in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).

 BCR-ABL1

 Chromosomal Translocations

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