The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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 numerous medical and scientific discoveries.


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Details

Author(s)
Rebecca Skloot
Format
Hardback | 400 pages
Dimensions
130 x 198 x 33mm | 431g
Publication date
08 Mar 2011
Publisher
Turtleback Books
Language
English
Edition
Prebound edition
Edition Statement
Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
Illustrations note
Illustrations, unspecified
ISBN10
0606269541
ISBN13
9780606269544
Bestsellers rank
1,404,731