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The Characterization of Cell Line CRL-2335 as a Basal-Like Breast Carcinoma Model

DOI: 10.4137/BCBCR.S7087

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Abstract:

Basal-like breast cancer has been reported to be the most aggressive and deadly carcinoma sub-type. Patients diagnosed with this subtype have a less than 50% five-year survival. In addition, many studies have reported that this sub-type is more prevalent in specific ethnic groups and is believed to be a key factor that drives certain ethnic disparities in mortality. In order to effectively study this sub-type and determine unique gene expression and biochemical pathways which sustain this cancer's growth, we sought to identify human breast cancer cell lines that represent a model for the basal-like subtype. Here, we report our findings which indicate the African American cell line CRL-2335 is a true representative of basal-like breast carcinoma.

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