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 numerous medical and scientific discoveries.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 33mm | 431g
  • English
  • Prebound edition
  • Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0606269541
  • 9780606269544
  • 1,570,288

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