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  1. They are used for studying cancer.

    1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 02/08/2011

  2. ... to test the first polio vaccine in the 1950s. Since that time HeLa cells have been used for "research into cancer, AIDS, the effects of radiation and toxic ...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 25/09/2012

  3. HeLa cells have been grown for years by numerous researchers and do not require any special safety...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 20/03/2014

  4. ... immortal, able to be passaged in tissue culture indefinitely...tissue samples provide cells that enter tissue culture and... to grow. HeLa cells grow in suspension...have cells available for experiments without...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 22/01/2014

  5. http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/01/st_henrietta/ Has a chart mapping their applications.

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

  6. ... are the very cells lines that led to the discovery of the polio vaccine. Hela cells are the most widely used cell line in molecular biology labs across the world. The word HeLa ...

    2 Answers · Health · 13/03/2012

  7. ... immortality of the HeLa cells tell us that it is probably possible to make human...we learn more and more about what different genes do...cause cell death seem to exist for the purpose of ...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/07/2010

  8. ...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 a book in google books for free.

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

  9. ...incredible property of surviving for infinite generations. A HeLa cell is an immortal cell line and is also the oldest and most commonly used . The line was ...

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 27/01/2013

  10. ...book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. HeLa cells have been used in making vaccines and cures, like for polio (vaccine), AIDS (in process, I think), and cancer. They've...

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

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