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  1. HeLa cells are cancer cells - from Henrietta Lacks who died in 1951 as I recall. They have been used in research, but they are not a treatment. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ HeLa

    2 Answers · Health · 03/10/2009

  2. ...not only in the scientific breakthrough of the HeLa cells , but the legacy of the donor who didn't...radiolab interview: http://www.radiolab.org/2010/may/17/ henriettas -tumor/. It's quite powerful. ...

    1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 17/11/2012

  3. ... not. most bacteria are immortal. cells that produce sperm and egg cells seem to be immortal... cells so they are immortal. i have no clue why the cells that produce gametes are immortal. maybe i...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 24/02/2010

  4. No, they're cancer cells . They were taking from a biopsy of Henrietta Lack 's tumor (without her consent, may I add). I understand ...

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

  5. ...39;t take samples of her cells , who knows how far behind we would be.... The family should be glad Henrietta Lacks didn't die without meaning, she...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/04/2013

  6. ... though we have a lot of other cell lines in use today, HeLa is still one of the most influential...back to my first statement. Henrietta Lacks didn't really contribute anything, because...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 14/04/2015

  7. ... cells ever discovered. Henrietta Lacks died in 1951, but the cancer cells taken from her...have long known of the HeLa cells , but Rebecca...

    1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 26/09/2011

  8. ... and cells . It is important to note that HeLa cells were taken without Henrietta Lacks ' or her family's consent and it just shows how important...

    5 Answers · Politics & Government · 16/09/2015

  9. ...foremost, I suggest you read the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks . HeLa cells have been used in making vaccines and cures...

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 15/10/2013

  10. The correct answer is (E). HeLa cells have been kept growing in culture ever since the death of the woman whose cells they were ( Henrietta Lacks ) on 4 October 1951.

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 25/10/2009

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