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HeLa Cells

"HeLa Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The first continuously cultured human malignant CELL LINE, derived from the cervical carcinoma of Henrietta Lacks. These cells are used for VIRUS CULTIVATION and antitumor drug screening assays.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "HeLa Cells" by people in this website by year, and whether "HeLa Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 368 publications over 38 distinct years, with a maximum of 24 publications in 2009 and 2011
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