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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot.

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Dougherty County Public Library:
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LG-PRNT LP 616.0277 SKLOOT, REBECCA
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Flint River Regional Library:
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LG-PRNT LP 921 LACKS
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LARGEPRINT B LACKS
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LG-PRNT LP 616.027 SKL 2011
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LARGE PRINT LT BIO LACKS SKL
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781594134326
  • ISBN: 1594134324
  • Physical Description: 618 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print ed.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Gale Cengage Learning, 2011, c2010.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 574-615).
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 > Health.
Cancer > Patients > Virginia > Biography.
African American women > History.
African American women > Virginia > Biography.
Human experimentation in medicine > United States > History.
HeLa cells.
Cancer > Research.
Cell culture.
Medical ethics
Large type books.
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