Definition of leukemogenic in English:

leukemogenic

Syllabification: leu·ke·mo·gen·ic
Pronunciation: /lo͞oˌkēməˈjenik
 
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(British leukaemogenic)

adjective

Medicine
Relating to or promoting the development of leukemia.
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  • However, caution must be exercised in making such assumptions because many inappropriately expressed genes from the leukemic clone may retain important diagnostic value, but prove not to be leukemogenic.
  • This phenomenon can best be explained by the discovery that the site of breakage on chromosome 9 occurs at different places, which alters the product of the translocation and thus the leukemogenic mechanism.
  • The most widely accepted and significant leukemogenic mechanism attributed to the fusion protein involves the constitutive stimulation of tyrosine kinase.

Derivatives

leukemogen

Pronunciation: /-ˈkēməjən, -ˌjen/
noun
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  • Benzene is a human leukemogen and the metabolites are thought to be deeply involved in benzene leukemogenesis.

leukemogenesis

Pronunciation: /-ˌkēməˈjenəsis/
noun
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  • We speculate that p53 protein overexpression in this bone marrow failure syndrome may represent an early indicator of significant DNA genetic alteration, which is a crucial step in the process of leukemogenesis.
  • Our understanding of the molecular biology of the t translocation has contributed to the current theories of leukemogenesis in CML.
  • This was most intense when he was working on his idea that there is no threshold for radiation-induced leukemogenesis.

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