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Descriptor English:   HeLa Cells 
Descriptor Spanish:   CÚlulas HeLa 
Descriptor Portuguese:   CÚlulas HeLa 
Synonyms English:   Cell, HeLa
Cells, HeLa
HeLa Cell  
Tree Number:   A11.
Definition English:   The first continuously cultured human malignant CELL LINE, derived from the cervical carcinoma of Henrietta Lacks. These cells are used for, among other things, VIRUS CULTIVATION and PRECLINICAL DRUG EVALUATION assays. 
Indexing Annotation English:   almost always NIM with no subheadings; check HUMAN; do not routinely add UTERINE CERVICAL NEOPLASMS
History Note English:   2011 (1965) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   23277 
Unique Identifier:   D006367 

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