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

LoVo   [Cellosaurus entry CVCL_0399]

Colon Cancer Cell Line


Microsatellite-unstable line.

Notable Features

Near diploid karyotype, only structural aberration in this stock is an apparently-reciprocal translocation.

Other stocks reported to have 2 additional reciprocal translocations by classical banding, and some stocks have become tetraploid

Representative SKY Karyotype

49 (48–50), XY, 2x1, der(2)t(2;12)*, 5x3, 7x3, 12x2, der(12)t(2;12)*, 15x1, i(15)(q10)[12]




Colon Cancer Cell Lines