Background: Cell lines have been used to study cancer for decades, but
truly quantitative assessment of their performance as models is often lacking. We
used gene expression profiling to quantitatively assess the gene expression of nine
cell line models of cervical cancer.
Carlson, Mark, Vishwanath R. Iyer, and Edward M. Marcotte.
"Quantitative gene expression assessment identifies appropriate cell line models for
individual cervical cancer pathways." BMC Genomics 8, no. 1 (12, 2007):