George Gay cultures the cells from the cervix of Henrietta Lacks.
Scientists use HeLa cells to help develop the polio vaccine.
HeLa is used to develop processes for growing cells in bulk,and testing glass used in beakers.
HeLa cells are mass produced for profit by Microbiological Associates
HeLa cells are cloned.
Scientists use HeLa to study the behavior of salmonella inside human cells.
HeLa is used by a German virologist to help prove that the human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cancer.
The virus infection mechanism of HIV is studied by scientists who infect HeLa cells with HIV.
Cancerous HeLa cells contain an enzyme called telomerase, which prevents cell from dying.
HeLa cells are used to study tuberculosis.
HeLa cells are used in nanotechnology research.