Word of the week: Cell line

A cell line is a group of constantly dividing cells. They are obtained from human or animal tissue and can replicate in vitro for a long period of time. One of the more common cell lines is HeLa, which was obtained from Henrietta Lacks, who died of cervical cancer in 1951.


About Tom Erik

Student of Bionanotechnology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Loves reading, cooking and music.
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