Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Rejection of adoptively transferred Eµ-TCL1 chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells in C57BL/6 substrains or knockout mouse lines

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This study was supported by the German José Carreras Foundation (R14/23), and the German Cancer Aid (grant number 112069), by the BMBF-Network “PReCiSe” (031L0076A) and the ERA-NET TRANSCAN-2 program JTC 2014–project FIRE-CLL.

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SÖ and PMR designed the study, performed experiments, analyzed and interpreted data, prepared figures, and wrote the manuscript. LS-E, HY and BSH designed and performed experiments, analyzed and interpreted data, and prepared figures. VK performed experiments. PL supervised the study and reviewed the manuscript. MS designed and supervised the study, interpreted data, and wrote the manuscript.

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Öztürk, S., Roessner, P.M., Schulze-Edinghausen, L. et al. Rejection of adoptively transferred Eµ-TCL1 chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells in C57BL/6 substrains or knockout mouse lines. Leukemia 33, 1514–1539 (2019).

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