The landscape of myeloid neoplasms with isochromosome 17q discloses a specific mutation profile and is characterized by an accumulation of prognostically adverse molecular markers

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Acknowledgements

We thank all clinicians for sending samples to our laboratory for diagnostic purposes and for providing clinical information and follow-up data. In addition, we would like to thank all the co-workers at the MLL Munich Leukemia Laboratory for approaching together many aspects in the field of leukemia diagnostics and research.

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MM investigated molecular mutations, analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript; CH was responsible for cytogenetics; WK was involved in statistical analyses; MZ performed array CGH; KM characterized morphological findings; TH was responsible for cytomorphologic analysis and was involved in the collection of clinical data as well as manuscript preparation. All authors read and contributed to the final version of the manuscript.

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CH, WK and TH declare equity ownership of MLL Munich Leukemia Laboratory. MM, MZ and KM are employed by MLL Munich Leukemia Laboratory.

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