Henrietta Lacks, Whose Cells Were Taken Without Her Knowledge In 1951

Henrietta Lacks, Whose Cells Were Taken Without Her Knowledge In 1951

Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her knowledge in 1951(HeLa cells) became one of the most important tools in medicine. Her cells became vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization and more.

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