Evidence of Somatic Pairing in an Adenocarcinoma of the Lung
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Chromosomal analysis of an adenocarcinoma of the lung showed three clones. Additionally three cells were also recorded which showed mitotic chromosomal pairing involving varying number of chromosomes. In one of these cells almost the entire genome was involved in mitotic pairing of chromosomes. The importance of somatic pairing of chromosomes in the context of tumor evolution is highlighted.
CYTOLOGIA 64(1), 85-86, 1999-03
Japan Mendel Society, International Society of Cytology