Table 1

Origin, radiation sensitivity, and doubling time of esophageal cancer cell lines

Cell linesPrimary tumorSF2D0 (Gy)Dq (Gy)Doubling time (h)
HistologyaStageDifferentiation
TE-1SCCIIWell0.8481.403.7025.2
TE-2SCCIVPoor0.3801.351.9514.4
TE-3SCCIVWell0.7161.382.3516.8
TE-4SCCIIIWell0.6321.401.4027.6
TE-5SCCIVPoor0.2111.000.5524.0
TE-6SCCIVWell0.7412.181.2330.0
TE-7AdenoII0.6201.692.1522.8
TE-8SCCIIIModerate0.6152.451.9516.8
TE-9SCCIVPoor0.5621.601.7024.0
TE-10SCCIVWell0.8231.502.6531.2
TE-11SCCIVModerate0.7551.552.5524.0
TE-12SCCIIIModerate0.6281.901.6019.2
TE-13SCCIVPoor0.7501.652.7016.8
TE-14SCCIVModerate0.7762.152.5519.2
  • a SCC, squamous cell carcinoma, Adeno, adenocarcinoma.