Genesis of the Ph chromosome

J. Whang Peng, E. C. Lee, T. A. Knutsen

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In 5 patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia, the trypsin Giemsa banding technique for chromosome preparation revealed that the genesis of the Philadelphia (Ph1) chromosome occurred after the unique translocation from the distal portion of the long arm of chromosome 22 at the 12 banding location to the end of the long arm of 9: t(9;22)(q34;q12).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1035-1036
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the National Cancer Institute
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1974
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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Whang Peng, J., Lee, E. C., & Knutsen, T. A. (1974). Genesis of the Ph chromosome. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 52(4), 1035-1036.