STI571 (CGP57148B) is an inhibitor of BCR/ABL, the cause of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML). A difference exists between CML patients in chronic phase, in which responses to STI571 are durable, and patients in blast crisis, who generally experience only transient responses. Leukaemic cells from six CML patients from whom samples could be obtained during chronic phase and at the time of blast crisis (BC) were compared for sensitivity to STI571, using an in vitro assay. BC samples showed a sensitivity similar to that obtained during chronic phase, suggesting that no substantial intrinsic resistance to STI571 was present in BC.
|Titolo:||Sensitivity to the abl inhibitor STI571 in fresh leukaemic cells obtained from chronic myelogenous leukaemia patients in different stages of diesease|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2001|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1046/j.1365-2141.2001.02653.x|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|