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Descriptor English: HeLa Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células HeLa
Descriptor Portuguese: Células HeLa
Descriptor French: Cellules HeLa
Entry term(s): Cell, HeLa
Cells, HeLa
HeLa Cell
Tree number(s): A11.251.210.190.400
A11.251.860.180.400
A11.436.340
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006367
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: almost always NIM with no subheadings; check HUMAN; do not routinely add UTERINE CERVICAL NEOPLASMS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2011; see Hela Cells 1968-2011
History Note: 2011 (1965)
DeCS ID: 23277
Unique ID: D006367
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
HeLa Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0009998
Scope note 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.
Preferred term HeLa Cells
Entry term(s) Cell, HeLa
Cells, HeLa
HeLa Cell



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