Table 2

Chromosome aberrations in spontaneously immortalized cells

Cell typeNo. cells scoredGaps, breaks, and deletionsTotal exchange-type aberrationsTelomeric fusionsITS*TF per cellChromosomes per cell
WT (p34)50527000.00073.3  ±  3.7
scid (p28)501222622514.5071.2  ±  5.2
scid (p35)501326425485.0874.0  ±  3.1
p53−/− (p26)501728000.00065.7  ±  7.5
p53−/−/scid (p23)5026695831.1657.5  ±  8.4
  • *ITS, interstitial telomeric sequence. 

  • Average number of chromosomes per cell ± SD.