no they are not. most bacteria are immortal. cells that produce sperm and egg cells seem to be immortal. i am not sure but i think that many cancerous cells are immortal. aging comes from telomeres at the end of...
4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 24/02/2010
It is a cell type in an immortal cell line used in scientific research. It is remarkably durable and prolific. It is the oldest and most commonly used human cell line and is commonly used in cancer research The line was...
3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 15/12/2012
He La cells are cancerous, and therefore they grow indefinitely.
2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 21/10/2011
Their family should be proud that their relative, Henrietta Lacks, saved many people's lives and lead to many important discoveries to this date. The doctor who took her cells should have asked for permission, but in...
2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/04/2013
Cancer cells are immortal. Thats why it is so hard to defeat cancer. The stuff that kills cancer usually kills tons of healthy cells before even starting to kill the cancerous ones. The cells can divide as...
1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 06/11/2010
I estimate 5-7 million cells on a 10 cm (ish) confluent plate, with area of 57 cm2. That's good for 293T cells, I haven't altered it for other cell lines, it pretty much comes out right. To plate for subconfluence, I don't count...
1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 15/04/2008
Department of Genetics University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 08/01/2013
Wouldn't it have been easier to just wikipedia it. It probably would have taken less time to type it in google than to type out this question here.
2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 18/11/2010
i guess but then again they may become cancerous or something like that.
1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 29/04/2013