Overexpression of the polycythemia rubra vera-1 gene in essential thrombocythemia

Luciana Teofili, Maurizio Martini, Valerio De Stefano, Luigi Maria Larocca, Antonella Di Mario, Giuseppe Leone, Miryam Luongo

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To examine the utility of polycythemia rubra vera-1 (PRV-1)-specific reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) to discriminate essential thrombocythemia (ET) and polycythemia vera (PV) from secondary thrombocytosis (ST) or secondary erythrocytosis (SE).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4249-4254
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical Oncology
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • GPI-Linked Proteins
  • Gene Expression
  • Granulocytes
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Humans
  • Isoantigens
  • Male
  • Membrane Glycoproteins
  • Middle Aged
  • Polycythemia
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Polymorphism, Genetic
  • Receptors, Androgen
  • Receptors, Cell Surface
  • Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Thrombocythemia, Essential
  • Thrombocytosis


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