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Havoc in biology's most-used human cell line - Biology News Net (press release)

Havoc in biology's most-used human cell line
Biology News Net (press release)
HeLa cells are the world's most commonly used human cell lines, and have served as a standard for understanding many fundamental biological processes.

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Banking stem cells in the hope of a lifesaving cure - USA TODAY

Banking stem cells in the hope of a lifesaving cure - USA TODAY | stem cells | Scoop.it
Banking stem cells in the hope of a lifesaving cure USA TODAY Using a technology that echoes science fiction movies, a French company is offering people a "bank" to store their own stem cells for years in a bet that those cells may be used to grow...
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The HeLa Cell Line Genome: A Spark To Light The Debate On The Ethics Of Personal Genomics

The HeLa Cell Line Genome: A Spark To Light The Debate On The Ethics Of Personal Genomics | stem cells | Scoop.it

For the past six decades, HeLa cells have been vital to making groundbreaking research in science. Scientists have made countless passages from them and shipped them worldwide, but did not put much thought into how they originally established.


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Famous 'HeLa' Human Cell Line Gets Its DNA Sequenced - Scientific American

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Famous 'HeLa' Human Cell Line Gets Its DNA Sequenced
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Whatever their origin, the genetic changes raise questions over the widespread use of HeLa cells as models for human cell biology, Steinmetz says.

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