Table 2 Estrogen receptor expression and infection status in cell lines.

−, no expression; +, positive expression based on analysis by Western blotting; Y, cells that could be infected with eGFP-EBOV; N, cells resistant to infection with eGFP-EBOV; Low, a low level of eGFP-EBOV infection noted.

Cell lineER-αER-βInfection
Vero E6+Y
HepG2+Y
ZR-75-1++N
MDA-MB-231+Low
MCF-7++Y
SK-BR-3+Low
A549+Y
H460+Y
H322+N
H1650+Y