What does HeLa stands for?
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Date: Thu, Jan 27, 2000 12:57 PM
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On 26 Jan 2000, Oliver Hegener wrote:
> HeLa stands for the human beeing, which is the origin of thhese cells. It
> was a female Caucasian, called Helene Lange.
> And in memory to her, the sell line is called: HeLa cells.
Are you sure it wasn't Herman Large ? :-)
Clemens Suter-Crazzolara, PhD >>
And I was under the impression her name was Helen Lacks or Lane. Are they not
derived from Cervicall cancer cells?
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