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Table 1 CSC markers detected by flow cytometry in HCC cell lines before and after 2 months culture

From: Identification of a unique hepatocellular carcinoma line, Li-7, with CD13(+) cancer stem cells hierarchy and population change upon its differentiation during culture and effects of sorafenib

  Li-7 HuH-7 PLC/PRF/5 HLF HLE
  pre post pre post pre post pre post pre post
CD133 + + ++ ++ - - - - - -
EpCAM ++ ++ ++ ++ - - - - - -
CD90 - - - - +− +− +− +− ++ ++
CD24 ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ + ++ ++
CD44 ++ ++ + + +− +− ++ ++ ++ ++
CD13 + - ++ ++ ++ ++ - - - -
CD166 + ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++
  1. pre, culture for one week; post, culture for 2 months.
  2. -, less than 5%; +−, 5 to 30%; +, 30 to 70%; ++, more than 70%.