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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [text (large print)] / Rebecca Skloot.

Authors: Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
Call number: LT B Lacks, Henrietta SKL
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2010.
Publication date: 2010.
Subject: Cancer -- Patients -- Virginia -- Biography.
African American women -- History.
Human experimentation in medicine -- United States -- History.
HeLa cells.
Cancer -- Research.
Cell culture.
Medical ethics.
Large type books.
Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 -- Health.
Series title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Title: The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [text (large print)] / Rebecca Skloot.
Physical description: 619 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
Contents note: Life - Death - Immortality.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-615).
ISBN: 9781410427922 (hardcover)
1410427927 (hardcover)
LCCN: 2010012582
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1262119
Bib No.: 1262119

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