t(4;21)(q35;q22) RUNX1/?

2008-09-01   Jean-Loup Huret 

1.Genetics, Dept Medical Information, University of Poitiers; CHU Poitiers Hospital, F-86021 Poitiers, France

Clinics and Pathology


Myeloproliferative disease evolving towards a M5-AML; the t(4;21) may be therapy related.


Only one case to date, a female patient aged 74 years (Jeandidier et al., 2006).

Genes Involved and Proteins

The partner of RUNX1 is unknown.
Gene name
RUNX1 (runt-related transcription factor 1 (acute myeloid leukemia 1; aml1 oncogene))
Protein description
Contains a Runt domain and, in the C-term, a transactivation domain; forms heterodimers; widely expressed; nuclear localisation; transcription factor (activator) for various hematopoietic-specific genes.


Pubmed IDLast YearTitleAuthors
166161062006Abnormalities of the long arm of chromosome 21 in 107 patients with hematopoietic disorders: a collaborative retrospective study of the Groupe Français de Cytogénétique Hématologique.Jeandidier E et al


Jean-Loup Huret

t(4;21)(q35;q22) RUNX1/?

Atlas Genet Cytogenet Oncol Haematol. 2008-09-01

Online version: http://atlasgeneticsoncology.org/haematological/1525/t(4;21)(q35;q22)

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