NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team of researchers has used a CRISPR activation (CRISPRa) screen to identify both coding and noncoding pathways involved in acquired resistance to cytarabine, the main treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

The study, led by senior author Pier Paolo Pandolfi of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, was published in Cell today.

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