The HeLa Difference | GenomeWeb

The HeLa Difference

HeLa cells are ubiquitous in biomedical research — indeed, there have even been reports of HeLa cells contaminating and taking over other cell lines in the lab. By sequencing and transcriptomic analyses, researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and University Hospital Heidelberg report in G3: Genes, Genomes and Genetics that a number of pathways in HeLa cells "exhibit significantly different expression patterns from those in normal human tissues."

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