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Diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic control of malignant diseases using PLA2R1 methylation analysis

18.09.2012
The invention relates to the field of medicine, specifically to the diagnostics, prognosis and therapy control of tumour diseases. The invention is based on the hitherto unknown epigenetic silencing, discovered by chance by the inventors, of the phospholipase-A2-receptor-1-coding gene in leukaemia cells and in patients suffering from leukaemias and solid tumours. Based on this finding, the invention provides methods and a kit with which the degree of methylation of the phospholipase-A2-receptor-1 gene in an isolated sample of the patient is determined.

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