Published in Cancer Weekly, April 24th, 2006
According to recent research from Turkey, "Acute leukemias (ALs) are heterogeneous diseases. Functional polymorphisms in the genes encoding detoxification enzymes cause inter-individual differences, which contribute to leukemia susceptibility."
"The CYP2D6, CYP1A1, CYP2E1, GSTT1, and GSTM1 polymorphisms in ALL (n=156) and AML (n=94) patients and 140 healthy controls were genotyped by PCR and/or PCR-RFLP using blood or bone marrow samples," explained M. Aydinsayitoglu and colleagues, Institute for Experimental Medical Research DETAE. "No association was observed between the...
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