Sarcoma / 2015 / Article / Fig 1

Review Article

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Advances in Molecular and Cellular Biology

Figure 1

The chromosomal rearrangements in ARMS. 80% of ARMS classified as translocation-positive ARMS carry characteristic chromosomal translocations demonstrated as t(2;13)(q35;q14), t(1;13)(p36;q14), and (2;2)(q35;p23). In (a) and (b), the translocations fuse the FKHR (a member of the forkhead/HNF-3 transcription factor family) locus on chromosome 13 to either PAX3 on chromosome 2 or PAX7 on chromosome 1. In (c), the translocation generated a fusion protein composed of PAX3 and the nuclear receptor coactivator NCOA1, having similar transactivation properties as PAX3/FKHR.