Identification of gene mutations and fusion genes in patients with Sézary Syndrome

Study ID Alternative Stable ID Type
EGAS00001001706 Other

Study Description

Sezary syndrome (SS) is a leukemic form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) with an aggressive clinical course. The goal of our study is to understand the genetic basis of the disease by looking for driver gene mutations and fusion genes in 15 erythrodermic patients with circulating Sezary cels, fourteen of them fulfilling the diagnostic criteria of SS. Peripheral blood samples were collected for each patient and CD4+ T-lymphocytes and Granulocytes were isolated. DNA and RNA was extracted for matched normal and tumor materials. Whole exome sequencing was performed on matched normal and tumor tissues of 12 patients and RNA sequencing was performed on 10 patients. For 7 of these patients, we have both exome as well as RNA sequencing data. In this study, we present a complex genomic landscape of Sezary syndrome with several point mutations, copy number variations and fusion events which could contribute to the pathogenesis of SS.

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Dataset ID Description Technology Samples
This dataset consists of sequencing data on 15 patients with Sezary syndrome. On 12 of these patients, we have exome sequencing data while on 10 patients, we have RNA sequencing data. In total for seven patients, we have both exome as well as RNA sequencing data. We looked for gene mutations and fusion events in these patients to identify genes that could be involved in the pathogenesis of the disease.
Illumina HiSeq 2000,Illumina HiSeq 2500 30

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