The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (OBOC 2017-2018)

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HeLa Cells

HeLa cells as seen through a microscope

Multiphoton fluorescence image of HeLa cells stained with the actin binding toxin phalloidin (red), microtubules (cyan) and cell nuclei (blue). Credit: Tom Deerinck.


"This old school film depicts HeLa cells dividing at a rapid rate. (c)1956 Association of American Medical Colleges. Reproduced with permission for Radiolab's "Famous Tumors" episode (#704)." - From Radiolab

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