Study

Genomic Analysis of Primary Plasma Cell Leukemia reveals Complex Structural Alterations and High Risk Mutational Patterns

Study ID Alternative Stable ID Type
EGAS00001003834 Other

Study Description

Primary plasma cell leukemia (pPCL) is a rare and aggressive form of multiple myeloma (MM) that is characterized by circulating plasma cells. Overall survival remains poor despite advances of anti-MM therapy. In an attempt to identify key biological mechanisms that result in the aggressive pPCL phenotype we performed whole exome sequencing of 23 patients with pPCL. For matched non-tumor control for each patient to exclude germline variants we used CD34+ cells from stem cell harvest (n=20) or cells obtained from buccal swabs (n=3). Tumor samples were from bone marrow derived CD138+ cells. Tumor samples were compared to the germline control to identify somatic abnormalities.

Study Datasets 2 datasets.

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Dataset ID Description Technology Samples
EGAD00001004323
Primary plasma cell leukemia (pPCL) samples were sequenced using the Nimblegen MedExome Plus hybridization capture to detect translocations, copy number changes, and mutations in 20 pPCL samples and patient matched controls. Sequencing was performed on a NextSeq500 using 75 bp paired end reads.
NextSeq 500 40
EGAD00001005306
Primary plasma cell leukemia (pPCL) samples were sequenced using the Nimblegen MedExome Plus hybridization capture to detect translocations, copy number changes, and mutations in 3 pPCL samples and patient matched controls. Sequencing was performed on a NextSeq500 using 75 bp paired end reads.
NextSeq 500 7

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