The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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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. (Science).show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 619 pages
  • 142.24 x 220.98 x 33.02mm | 680.39g
  • Thorndike Press
  • Waterville, ME, United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • large type edition
  • black & white halftones
  • 1410427927
  • 9781410427922
  • 1,193,766

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