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  1. ...right growth medium and space to grow in. A good example of this is the "HeLa" cell line, a cancer cell line originally obtained from a cancer patient ...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 21/07/2011

  2. ...: a great Non-Fiction book about the origin of the HeLa cells, the in vitro cells that have helped up learn so much about...

    7 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 14/07/2011

  3. HeLa cells are cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta...eventually died from the cancer in 1951. There are books about HeLa cells; it would be best just to google it. You can probably find...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 18/06/2011

  4. ... after a certain number of splits. Except for the HeLa strains of cells, obviously, which seems to be functionally immortal...

    6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 04/05/2011

  5. ... is important to note that even in imortalzed cell lines, like HeLa cells, individual cells do eventually die but the cell line is...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 10/04/2011

  6. Cells normally die if the chromosome number gets out of whack. HeLa cells have a mutation that allows them to live even though ...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 13/03/2011

  7. ...integrity is how most cancer cells can become effectively immortal (look up the HeLa cell line). Of course, the problem there is our cells would...

    13 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 06/03/2011

  8. ... hamsters (Chinese hamster ovary = CHO) while HeLa cells are derived from a cervical cancer tumor removed...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 09/03/2011

  9. No, they're cancer cells. They were taking from a biopsy of Henrietta Lack's tumor (without her consent, may I add). I understand your confusion, however. In many ways, cancer cells behave very...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 04/03/2011

  10. ...they reproduce extremely fast so their cell line doesn't die off. The Hela cell line as been reproducing themselves for over 50 years...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 27/02/2011

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