Cell Kinetics in Leukemia and Preleukemia

  • P. Dörmer
  • G. Ucci
  • Ch. Hershko
  • W. Wilmanns
Conference paper
Part of the Haematology and Blood Transfusion / Hämatologie und Bluttransfusion book series (HAEMATOLOGY, volume 30)


A cell lineage affected by acute leukemia is distinguished from the corresponding normal lineage by a prevalence of immature blast cells and a deficit of mature cells. Currently there are two different concepts of antileukemic therapy that might profit from a clearer understanding of the causes of the excess of blast cells. These concepts are either to sweep out the leukemic cells by cytotoxic treatment, or to induce them to differentiate in a fashion like normal cells. We are interested to know if cell kinetics can add to this understanding.


Acute Myeloid Leukemia Label Index Acute Leukemia Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cell Leukemic Blast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Dörmer
    • 1
  • G. Ucci
    • 2
  • Ch. Hershko
    • 3
  • W. Wilmanns
    • 4
  1. 1.GSFInstitute for Experimental HematologyMunichFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Istituto di Patologica Medica IUniversità di PaviaItaly
  3. 3.Shaare Zedek Medical CenterJerusalemIsrael
  4. 4.Medizinische Klinik IIIKlinikum GroßhadernMünchenFederal Republic of Germany

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