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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Reprint) (Paperback) by Rebecca Skloot

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Number of Pages: 381

Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Health + Wellness

Sub-Genre: Diseases / Cancer, Medical

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Broadway Books

Author: Rebecca Skloot

Age Range: Adult

Language: English

Street Date: March 8, 2011
TCIN: 13304132
UPC: 9781400052189
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0439
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description

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. Includes reading-group guide. Reprint. A best-selling book.
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