BRAFV600E induces ABCB1/P-glycoprotein expression and drug resistance in B-cells via AP-1 activation.

Tsai YT, Lozanski G, Lehman A, Sass EJ, Hertlein E, Salunke SB, Chen CS, Grever MR, Byrd JC, Lucas DM
Leuk Res in press 09/05/2015


A subset of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and nearly all patients with classic hairy cell leukemia (HCL) harbor somatic BRAF activating mutations. However, the pathological role of activated BRAF in B-cell leukemia development and progression remains unclear. In addition, although HCL patients respond well to the BRAF

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