CD79b expression in B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Giovanni D'Arena, Nicola Cascavilla, Pellegrino Musto, Rosario Colella Bisogno, Giuseppe Pistolese, Mario Carotenuto

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Abstract

We report on the expression of the immunoglobulin-associated membrane protein B29 (recognized by CD79b) in 71 cases of immunologically typical (CD5+ CD23+) B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia using CB3-1 clone. Only 8 cases (11.2%) displayed the CD79b antigen. The expression of CD79b was also found to be related to atypical morphology and strong immunoglobulin density.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)556-557
Number of pages2
JournalHaematologica
Volume85
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2000

Keywords

  • CD79b
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Flow cytometry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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