Molecular Cytogenetics of Common Epithelial Cancers > Colon Carcinoma cell lines > HCT116

HCT116   [Cellosaurus entry CVCL_0291]

Colon Cancer Cell Line


Microsatellite-unstable line, widely used for homologous recombination.

Homozygous deletion of chr 16 reported at WWOX locus

Notable Features

Representative SKY Karyotype

45 (43–45), X, Yx0, 10x1, der(10)dup(10)(q?)t(10;16), 16x1, der(16)t(8;16), 18x1, der(18)t(17;18)[18]



Colon Cancer Cell Lines