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Philadelphia chromosome

Description:
The Philadelphia chromosome is an abnormal chromosome that results from the exchange of portions of genetic material from chromosomes 9 and 22. A mutant gene formed by this exchange codes for a protein whose action causes chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).
Keywords:
chronic myeloid leukemia,philadelphia chromosome,abnormal chromosome,mutant gene,genetic material,cml,chromosomes,leukemia,mutation,protein
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