Cell Reports volume 3, issue 6, P1766-1776 2013 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.04.031 View full text
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Adam J. Mead, Shabnam Kharazi, Deborah Atkinson, Iain Macaulay, Christian Pecquet, Stephen Loughran, Michael Lutteropp, Petter Woll, Onima Chowdhury, Sidinh Luc, Natalija Buza-Vidas, Helen Ferry, Sally-Ann Clark, Nicolas Goardon et al.

Abstract: SummaryWhether signals mediated via growth factor receptors (GFRs) might influence lineage fate in multipotent progenitors (MPPs) is unclear. We explored this issue in a mouse knockin model of gain-of-function Flt3-ITD mutation because FLT3-ITDs are paradoxically restricted to acute myeloid leukemia even though Flt3 primarily promotes lymphoid development during normal hematopoiesis. When expressed in MPPs, Flt3-ITD collaborated with Runx1 mutation to induce high-penetrance aggressive leukemias that were exclu…

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