Table 1

Karyotypes of mMSCs cultured under 2% O2

Number of chromosomes

< 40

40

41-79

80

> 80

Total number of metaphases

Normal karyotype (%)


Passage 1

CmMSCs P1

3

15

13

2

17

50

30

EmMSCs P1

6

28

10

2

4

50

56


Primary cultures

CmMSCs P0

2

12

15

8

13

50

24

PCmMSCs P0

5

31

6

2

6

50

62


PEmMSCs P0 (low density)

6

42

0

2

0

50

84


Passage 8

CmMSCs P8

0

0

45

0

5

50

0

EmMSCs P8

1

0

43

2

4

50

0

PCmMSCs P8

1

1

2

0

46

50

2

PEmMSCs P8

3

14

29

1

3

50

28


Abbreviations: CmMSCs, mMSCs on control plastic; EmMSCs, mMSCs on MEF-ECM; PCmMSCs, mMSCs on control plastic in the presence of PBN and NAC; PEmMSCs, mMSCs on MEF-ECM in the presence of PBN and NAC.

Fan et al. BMC Cell Biology 2011 12:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2121-12-30

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