Data in this article presents the results of conventional cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) analyses in 129 patients with confirmed MECOM rearrangement (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cancergen.2019.03.002) . Generally, the MECOM rearrangement has arisen through translocation, inversion, and insertion and/or unknown mechanism. In addition to the typical chromosomal aberrations, inv(3)(q21q26.2) and t(3; 3)(q21; q26.6) [2–4], over 50% of cases presented here exhibit a wide spectrum of MECOM rearrangement-driven, atypical chromosomal aberrations, including inv(3) with breakpoint other than 3q21; t(1; 3); t(2; 3); t(3; 6); t(3; 8); t(3; 12); t(3; 17); t(3; 21) as well as an insertion of 3q26.2 into different chromosomes. These cases are thoroughly characterized by karyotyping, interphase-, metaphase-, map-back FISH and whole chromosomal painting (WCP) analyses.
- Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
- MECOM rearrangement
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