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Occurrence of multipolar mitoses and association with Aurora-A/-B kinases and p53 mutations in aneuploid esophageal carcinoma cells

Christiane D Fichter1, Corinna Herz13, Claudia Münch1, Oliver G Opitz2, Martin Werner1 and Silke Lassmann1*

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1 Institute of Pathology, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany

2 Tumorzentrum Ludwig Heilmeyer - Comprehensive Cancer Center, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany

3 Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany

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BMC Cell Biology 2011, 12:13  doi:10.1186/1471-2121-12-13

Published: 6 April 2011

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Supplementary Figure S1: HER2 gene copy numbers in esophageal cancer cells. FISH analysis of HER2 (red signals) and Chromosome 17 (CEP17; green signals). All panels are in the same magnification. Note HER2 gene amplification in OE33 and OE19 cells and chromosome 17 polysomy in all cell lines.

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