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RATIONALE: Studying samples of tissue from patients with cancer in the laboratory may help doctors identify and learn more about biomarkers related to Fanconi anemia in patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
PURPOSE: This research study is studying identification of de novo Fanconi anemia in younger patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia.
- Identify children with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treated on COG-2961 and COG-AAML03P1 who are at high risk of having de novo Fanconi anemia.
- Procure diagnostic samples from the COG AML Biology Repository and identify Fanconi anemia patients using western blot techniques.
OUTLINE: Previously collected cryopreserved cells are analyzed via western blot to identify patients with Fanconi anemia.
western blotting, laboratory biomarker analysis
Active, not recruiting
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:49-0400
RATIONALE: Analyzing tissue and blood samples from healthy volunteers or patients with Fanconi anemia, myeloproliferative disorders, or myeloma in the laboratory may help doctors learn mor...
This pilot trial will access the toxicity and efficacy of infusion of gene modified cells for patients with Fanconi anemia (FA). Infusion of autologous patient blood stem cells that have b...
RATIONALE: Studying samples of bone marrow from patients with Fanconi anemia and from healthy participants in the laboratory may help doctors learn more about changes that occur in DNA and...
RATIONALE: Collecting and storing samples of tumor tissue from patients with Fanconi anemia to test in the laboratory may help the study of cancer in the future. PURPOSE: This laboratory ...
This is an open, Phase I / II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a hematopoietic gene therapy procedure with an orphan drug consisting of a lentiviral vector carrying th...
USP48 May Be Potential Therapeutic Target in Fanconi Anemia: Inactivation of USP48 reduced chromosomal instability of Fanconi anemia defective cells and highlights a role for this enzyme in controlling DNA repair.
A unique consanguineous family with 2 genomic instability disorders, Fanconi anemia and ataxia telangiectasia, revealed exceptional combinations of null mutations in the FANCA and ATM genes. Two sibli...
Fanconi anemia (FA) is a complex tumor-prone disease defined by an entangled genotype and phenotype. Despite enormous efforts in the last 20 years, a comprehensive and integrated view of the disease i...
Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are rare cells, with the mouse bone marrow containing only ~25,000 phenotypic long term repopulating HSCs. A Western blotting protocol was optimized and suitable for th...
Fanconi anemia (FA) is a rare genetic disease usually characterized by bone marrow failure and congenital malformations. The risk of development of malignancies in the oral cavity of FA patients, such...
A method that is used to detect DNA-protein interactions. Proteins are separated by electrophoresis and blotted onto a nitrocellulose membrane similar to Western blotting (BLOTTING, WESTERN) but the proteins are identified when they bind labeled DNA PROBES (as with Southern blotting (BLOTTING, SOUTHERN)) instead of antibodies.
A method that is derived from western blotting (BLOTTING, WESTERN) and is used to detect protein-protein interactions. The blotted proteins are probed with a non-antibody protein which can then be tagged with a labeled antibody.
A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein that undergoes PHOSPHORYLATION by CDC2 PROTEIN KINASE during MITOSIS. It forms a complex with other FANCONI ANEMIA PROTEINS and helps protect CELLS from DNA DAMAGE by genotoxic agents.
A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein that is the most commonly mutated protein in FANCONI ANEMIA. It undergoes PHOSPHORYLATION by PROTEIN KINASE B and forms a complex with FANCC PROTEIN in the CELL NUCLEUS.
A Fanconi anemia complementation group protein that contains an N-terminal DNA-binding region and seven, C-terminal, WD REPEATS. It is an essential factor in HOMOLOGOUS RECOMBINATION DNA REPAIR through its interactions with BRCA2 PROTEIN; RAD51 RECOMBINASE; and BRCA1 PROTEIN. It functions as a molecular scaffold to localize and stabilize these proteins at homologous recombination sites. Mutations in the PALB2 gene are associated with FANCONI ANEMIA complementation group N; type 3 PANCREATIC NEOPLASMS; and susceptibility to BREAST CANCER.
Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...