Enhancer‐promoter Activity of Human Papillomavirus Type 16 Long Control Regions Isolated from Cell Lines SiHa and CaSki and Cervical Cancer Biopsies


Expression of human papillomavirus 16 (HPV-16) oncogenes is markedly higher in cervical cancer cells than in precancerous cells, and the elevated expression is believed to be required for the malignant phenotypes. We compared cancer cell lines CaSki (with 200 to 400 copies of HPV-16 DNA per cell) and SiHa (with one to two copies of HPV-16 DNA per cell) for… (More)

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