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  • Published: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: 619 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Large Type

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  • 9781410427922 (hardcover)
  • 1410427927 (hardcover)
  • 1594134324


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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

by Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-

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Call number: Large Print 616.027 Sk

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Life - Death - Immortality.

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.

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