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HeLa RNA is everywhere

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from the Virology Blog By Vincent Racaniello The first immortal human cell line ever produced, HeLa, originated from a cervical adenocarcinoma taken from Henrietta Lacks. The cell line grew so well that it was used in many laboratories and soon ...

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Detection of Plant Viruses in Natural Environments by Using RNA-Seq

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Sequencing of RNA by next generation sequencers, RNA-Seq, is revolutionizing virus detection. In addition to the unbiased detection of various viruses from wild plants in natural environments, RNA-Seq also allows for the parallel collection of host plant transcriptome data. Host ...

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