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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / by Rebecca Skloot
Large Type Large Type | Thorndike Press | 2010 | Large print ed.
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Imprint
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2010.
Edition
Large print ed.
Descript
619 p. (large print), [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary
Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization, and gene mapping.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-615).
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9781410427922
1410427927
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