Molecular Cytogenetics of Common Epithelial Cancers > Breast Carcinoma cell lines > CAL51

CAL51   [Cellosaurus entry CVCL_1110]

Breast Cancer Cell Line


A breast cancer cell line with normal karyotype, obtained from the originator*.

Notable Features

Completely normal diploid karyotype. Also microsatellite unstable*

Representative SKY Karyotype

46(45-46), XX

Additional Information *original cell line reference: Gioanni J, Le Francois DEZ, Mazeau C, Ettore F, Lambert JC, Schneider M, Dutrillaux B (1990) Establishment and characterisation of a new tumorigenic cell line with a normal karyotype derived from a human breast adenocarcinoma. Br J Cancer 62: 8-13

microsatellite instability: Seitz, S., Wassmuth, P., Plaschke, J., Schackert, H.K., Karsten, U., Santibanez-Koref, M.F., Schlag, P.M. and Scherneck, S. (2003) Identification of microsatellite instability and mismatch repair gene mutations in breast cancer cell lines. Genes Chromosomes Cancer, 37, 29-35.

also Gorringe, K et al, submitted



Breast Cancer Cell Lines