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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 129715, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/129715
Research Article

HOXA4 Gene Promoter Hypermethylation as an Epigenetic Mechanism Mediating Resistance to Imatinib Mesylate in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients

1Human Genome Centre, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
2Haemato-Oncology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
3Hematology Department, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
4Hospital Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
5Medicine Department & Cell Therapy Centre, UKM Medical Centre, Malaysia

Received 4 October 2012; Accepted 26 November 2012

Academic Editor: Gokce A. Toruner

Copyright © 2013 Marjanu Hikmah Elias et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Marjanu Hikmah Elias, Abdul Aziz Baba, Azlan Husin, et al., “HOXA4 Gene Promoter Hypermethylation as an Epigenetic Mechanism Mediating Resistance to Imatinib Mesylate in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 129715, 7 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/129715