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Genetic Basis and Pathogenesis

Please select from the following list of abstracts, representing presentations given at Athens 2002 (IWWM-2) Session 1:

Clonotypic IgH VDJ Sequences in Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Indicate its Origin from an Unusual Memory B Cell Subset. Linda Pilarski, Jitra Krangkum, Brian Taylor, Michael Mant, Steven Treon, and Andrew Belch.

Clonal Origins of Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia. S.S. Sahota, F. Forconi, C.H. Ottensmeier, T.J. Hamblin, and F.K. Stevenson

Gene Expression Profiling of CD19, CD20, and CD138-Enriched Cells from Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia (WM) Reveals Distinct Classes and Novel WM-Specific Genes. John Shaughnessy, Fenghuang Zahn, Erming tian, Madhumita Santra, Hongwei Xu, Ruston Smith, and Bart Barlogie.

Family Studies in Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia (WM). ML McMaster.

Molecular Cytogenetics of Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia (WM) Indicate Lack of 14q32 Translocations, Genomic Stability, and Frequent 6Q Deletions. Roelandt Schop, Michael Kuehl, Scott Van Wier, Gregory Ahmann, Tammy Price-Troska, Richard Bailey, Syed Jalal, Ying Qi, Robert Kyle, Philip Griepp, Rafael Fonseca.

14q32 Traslocations Discriminate IgM MM from WM. H Avet-Loiseau.

Proteomic Analyses in Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia. N. Mitsiades, C.S. Mitsiades, K.C. Anderson, S.P. Treon.

Dysregulation of Apoptosis in Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia does not Involve NFkB Activation. Derek Leitch and Roger Owen.

Overexpression and Novel Splice Variants of Hyaluronan Synthatses In Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia. S. Adamia, M. Crainie, J. Krangkum, AR. Belch, and LM Pilarski.