HeLa cells


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HeLa cells

[′hel·ə ‚selz]
(pathology)
Human cancer cells maintained in tissue culture since 1953, originally excised from the cervical carcinoma of a patient named Helen Lane.
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To identify novel autophagy regulators, we performed a functional screen using a cell-based assay with HeLa cells stably expressing GFP-LC3B.
8 Nature, will help scientists make better use of HeLa cells by providing information on the arrangement of genetic variants on chromosomes.
HeLa cells were key in the development of a polio vaccine, and techniques for in-vitro fertilization and cloning.
Since then HeLa cells have been named in 76,000 medical abstracts and are considered to be one of the biggest medical miracles of the last century.
Moreover, illuminating the intracellular environment of HeLa cells with blue light using the nanoprobe did not harm the cells because the illumination volume was so small, down to the picolitre-scale.
The key mistakes that researchers made when they created HeLa cells - the identification link to Henrietta Lacks and the fact that she and her family received no information about the work with her tissue "could not happen today.
Development of an immunofluorescence method for the detection of antibodies to Ebola virus subtype Reston by the use of recombinant nucleoprotein-expressing HeLa cells.
Significant morphological changes were observed compared to control in the fruit extract treated HeLa cells.
Nearly 60 years later, Lacks's tissue has yielded an estimated 50 million metric tons of HeLa cells,.
In order to examine the capacity of fresh and modified vitelline membrane to support growth of adherent cells in vitro we made use of three different cell types [] 3T3 cells (ATCC CCL-92), HeLa cells (UKKK.