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Glucocorticoids improve erythroid progenitor maintenance and dampen Trp53 response in a mouse model of Diamond-Blackfan anaemia

Sjogren, Sara E.; Siva, Kavitha; Soneji, Shamit; George, Amee; Winkler, Marcus; Jaako, Pekka; Wlodarski, Marcin; Karlsson, Stefan; Hannan, Ross; Flygare, Johan

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Diamond-Blackfan anaemia (DBA) is a rare congenital disease causing severe anaemia and progressive bone marrow failure. The majority of patients carry mutations in ribosomal proteins, which leads to depletion of erythroid progenitors in the bone marrow. As many as 40% of all DBA patients receive glucocorticoids to alleviate their anaemia. However, despite their use in DBA treatment for more than half a century, the therapeutic mechanisms of glucocorticoids remain largely unknown. Therefore we...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98528
Source: British Journal of Haematology
DOI: 10.1111/bjh.13632

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