HeLa cells


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He·La cells

the first continuously cultured human malignant cells, derived from a cervical carcinoma of a patient, Henrietta Lacks; used in the cultivation of viruses.

He·La cells

(hēlă selz)
The first continuously cultured human malignant cells, derived from a cervical carcinoma of a patient, Henrietta Lacks; used in the cultivation of viruses.

HeLa cells

cells of the first continuously cultured carcinoma strain, descended from a human cervical carcinoma; used in the study of life processes, including viruses, at the cell level.
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Compound with this molecular weight already reported from Streptomyces is resistomycin which is a potent antitumor compound against HeLa cell (Vijayabharathi et al.
3]H-thymidine labeling index analysis which determine cells in the synthesis phase, HeLa cells were seeded into round coverslips which were in 24-well plates at a density of 2x[10.
multiflora extract, and then the apoptotic effects of capped GNPs with medical plant extract against cervical carcinoma HeLa cells were studied.
Sugiyama, "Development of multicellular spheroids of HeLa cells cocultured with fibroblasts and their response to X-irradiation," Cancer Research, vol.
Cytotoxic effect of Green synthesized silver nanoparticles using Melia azedarach against in vitro HeLa cell lines and lymphoma mice model," Process Biochemistry, vol.
Earlier, I found that HeLa cell mRNAs contained a cap structure at the 5'-terminus.
Since we had determined that TLR4 was present in cervical tissues and could therefore mediate inflammatory signalling in the cervical mucosa, we next investigated the impact of LPS stimulation on HIV receptor expression in cervical epithelial cells, using HeLa cells as a model system.
Overexpression of MARCH3 leads to reduced uptake of the transferrin antibody in HeLa cells [35], although MARCH3 is unable to downregulate TfR from the cell surface [31].
In fact her cells, now known as HeLa cells and taken during a biopsy of a tumor on her cervix, are the most widely used human cell lines in existence.
HeLa cells were pivotal in developing a vaccine for polio, among other scientific milestones.