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Post  wangqian on Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:34 am

Informed consent was obtained from all sufferers [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] and 22 allogeneic stem cell transplantation do nors before their enrollment inside the review. The study design and style adhered on the concepts in the Helsinki Declaration and was approved through the ethics committee of Peking University Peoples Hospital. Bone marrow samples and sample preparation Two hundred and fifty six BM samples were obtained from individuals with MM in the course of regimen diagnostic pro cedures in the Peking University Peoples Hospital. Mononuclear cells were isolated from BM samples utilizing standard Ficoll Hypaque density gradient centrifugation. RNA was extracted from mononuclear cells using the TRIzol procedure accord ing towards the producers instructions. cDNA was synthe sized as previously described.

Serious time quantitative PCR The primers and probes had been intended employing Primer Express 2. 0 software package as follows, ABL, 400 nM primers, 250 nM fluorescent [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] probes and 150 500 ng cDNA. PCR was carried out using the ABI PRISM 7500 Quick Sequence Detection Procedure at 50 C for two min and 95 C for 10 min, followed by 50 cycles at 95 C for 15 s and 60 C for 1 min. The expression amounts of the 4 CT antigen genes were quantified by qPCR making use of the abelson, glyceraldehyde 3 phosphate dehydrogenase, beta glucuronidase and B2 microglobulin genes as inner control genes, respectively, as described previously. To the basis of our past research in the four management genes, ABL was a much more acceptable manage gene in MM individuals.

For that reason, the copy numbers of the four CT antigen genes and ABL have been calculated making use of the Ct values on typical curves, and final results have been analyzed following the recommendations proposed through the Euro pean Study Group for qPCR. Serial dilutions of the plasmids [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] that expressed ABL as well as the four CT antigen genes were amplified by qPCR to construct stand ard curves for quantification, respectively. The plasmids were ready as previously described 18. A linear correl ation was observed in between the Ct values and plasmid copy quantity, which has a correlation coefficient of 0. 99 for all curves. The normal curves unveiled a comparable efficiency of amplification for ABL, MAGE C1 CT7, MAGE A3, MAGE C2 CT10 and SSX 2, with slopes of −3. 22, −3. 28, −3. 57, −3. 43 and −3. 51, respectively.

As the amplification efficiency was related for all genes, the CT antigens had been quantified against the ABL common curve in bone mar row specimens to lessen experimental error. For each measurement, the curve threshold amplification was set at 0. 08 for ABL as well as the other three CT antigen genes. The detection sensitivity was roughly 1 10 copies during the plasmid DNA specifications and ten four ten five in CT antigen positive bone marrow specimens. Flow cytometry Fresh BM samples have been analyzed employing regular flow cytometry utilizing a four color immunofluorescence tech nique as previously described. BM samples were an alyzed for the surface and cytoplasmic staining of CD19, CD38, CD45, CD56, CD117, CD138, κ and, amongst other individuals, to identify malignant plasma cells. Cytogenetics Cytogenetic FISH analyses had been carried out utilizing stand ard procedures.


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