Skip to main content

Table 1 Cell lines used

From: DNA hypomethylation drives changes in MAGE-A gene expression resulting in alteration of proliferative status of cells

Cell line Phenotype Immortalization Origin/Reference
HMEC (human mammary epithelial cells) Normal, primary, non-tumorigenic N/A ATCC PCS600–010
HCEC-CT (human colonic epithelial cells) Normal, non-tumorigenic CDK4, hTERT [5, 44]
HBEC3-KT (human bronchial epithelial cells) Normal, non-tumorigenic CDK4, hTERT [45]
HEK293 Tumorigenic only at high passages Ad5 ATCC/Goodwin lab at Meharry
MCF7 Cancerous, human patient derived breast adenocarcinoma N/A ATCC HTB-22/Richmond lab
SKBR3 Cancerous, human patient derived breast adenocarcinoma N/A ATCC HTB-30/Richmond lab
HCT116 Cancerous, human colorectal carcinoma N/A ATCC CCL-247
HT29 Cancerous, human colorectal adenocarcinoma N/A ATCC HTB-38
A549 Cancerous, lung carcinoma N/A ATCC CCL-185
H209 Cancerous, lung, derived from metastatic bone marrow N/A ATCC HTB-172