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Table 2 Characterization of cell lines used for transfection

From: Promoter expression of HERV-K (HML-2) provirus-derived sequences is related to LTR sequence variation and polymorphic transcription factor binding sites

Breast cancer molecular subtype Hormone receptor status Cell lines
Luminal ER+ and/or PR + HER2 ± T47D, MCF-7, Hcc1428, BT474, MDA-MB-361
HER2/neu ER− PR− HER2 + SUM1315, Hcc1954, Hcc1419
Basal ER− PR− HER2 − MDA-MB-231, Hs578T, BT20, SUM159, SUM149
Additional cell types Cell lines
Immortalized human mammary epithelial cells HME, MCF-10A
Transformed human mammary epithelial cells HMLE-Her2, HMLE-Ras
Human teratocarcinoma cells Tera-1