Researchers from five US academic labs and Cell Signaling Technology used phosphopeptide immunoprecipitation and mass spectrometry to link a new mutation in a tyrosine kinase gene to acute myeloid leukemia.
 
Though the results were strictly pre-clinical and were meant only to find the mutation, “the hope is that it will eventually be used for more diagnostic purposes in the clinic,” said Jeffrey Tyner, a co-author of the study and postdoc in the lab of Brian Druker at Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
 

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