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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks
Author: Rebecca Skloot
Henrietta Lacks, a poor Southern tobacco farmer, was buried in an unmarked grave sixty years ago. Yet her cells -- taken without her knowledge -- became one of the most important tools in medical research. Known to science as HeLa, the first "immortal" human cells grown in culture are still alive today, and have been bought and sold by the bil...  more »
ISBN: 405152
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 618
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Publisher: Crown Publishers div. Random House
Book Type: Paperback
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