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HeLa Cells

The first continuously cultured human malignant CELL LINE, derived from the cervical carcinoma of Henrietta Lacks. These cells are used for, among other things, VIRUS CULTIVATION and PRECLINICAL DRUG EVALUATION assays.

Year introduced: 2011 (1965)

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Tree Number(s): A11., A11.251.860.180.400, A11.436.340

MeSH Unique ID: D006367

Entry Terms:

  • Cell, HeLa
  • Cells, HeLa
  • HeLa Cell

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