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The HeLa Genome—The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks to Biomedical Research

HeLa cells are used in research laboratories throughout the world, including at IDT, and have greatly impacted scientific findings since they were first developed. A bestselling book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”, by Rebecca Skloot, describes the history and policy issues surrounding the creation and use of the HeLa cell line.

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You want a unicorn with your oligos? Umm, yeah we can do that!

Injecting a little fantasy into your biological reality.

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