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leukaemia

(esp US), leukemia
an acute or chronic disease characterized by a gross proliferation of leucocytes, which crowd into the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, etc., and suppress the blood-forming apparatus
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Peripheral venous blood and bone marrow aspirate samples of suspected leukaemic patients received at the Department of Pathology, G.
Septic arthritis due to Histoplasma capsulatum in a leukaemic patient.
Removal of the excess leukocytes -- or leukaemic cells -- can help prevent many serious and life-threatening complications in the early stages of treatment.
Selective inhibition of mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis in human leukaemic leucocytes by methylglyoxal.
Leukaemic stem cells: drug resistance, metastasis and therapeutic implications.
Miyamoto K, Kashii S, Honda Y Serous retinal detachment caused by leukaemic choroidal infiltration during complete remission.
INK4B] gene in myelodysplastic syndrome: it can be detected early at diagnosis or during disease progression and is highly associated with leukaemic transformation.
The vitamin D receptor-mediated activation of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3Kalpha) plays a role in the 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3-stimulated increase in steroid sulphatase activity in myeloid leukaemic cell lines.
Due to these mutations, cytoplasmic concentrations of NPM1 (NPMc+) are unusually increased in the leukaemic cells (Falini et al.
This project will observe how the leukaemic cells take up arginine from their surroundings and whether blocking leukaemic cells from using arginine will make them more sensitive to standard chemotherapy drugs.
Cantargia is based on the original discovery that leukaemic stem cells in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) express a cell-surface receptor, whereas corresponding normal stem cells do not express this receptor.