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Table 1 Karyotypic and phenotypic individualities of the nine cervical carcinomas of this study

From: Individual karyotypes at the origins of cervical carcinomas

Carcinoma HPV* Cell morphology and sociology Ploidy (Avg. Chromosome no)
C-33A Cobblestone shapes; tight 3D colonies 85% Near-diploid (46±1)
15% Near-tetraploid (87±2)
HT-3 Polymorphic; 3D 80% Near-triploid (68±3)
20% Near-hexaploid (133±1)
C-4II + Polygonal; growing as dense monolayers Near-diploid (43±1)
CaSki + Polymorphic; 3D Near-triploid (75±3)
HeLa-R + Round; tight 3D colony Near-triploid (71±3)
HeLa-S + Fusiform; tight 3D colony Near-triploid (67±2)
ME-180 + Triangular; high density Near-triploid (63±2)
MS-751 + Polygonal; refractile; tight 3D colonies Near-triploid (75±10)
SiHa + Round or oval; dense gradually growing 3D colonies Near-triploid (66±4)
SW-756-C1 + Round Near-triploid (80±3)
SW-756-C2 + Fusiform Near-triploid (82±2)
  1. *HPV = Human papilloma virus; 3D = three dimensional.