NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics this week, an international team led by Italian investigators has reported on recurrent mutations to a gene called SETBP1, found in a subset of the heterogenous myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disorders grouped under the umbrella of atypical chronic myeloid leukemia, or aCML.

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