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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks( )
Author: Skloot, Rebecca
ISBN:978-1-299-00606-5
Publication Date:Jan 2010
Publisher:Crown Publishing Group
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $48.00
Book Description:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells--taken without her knowledge in 1951--became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can't afford health insurance. This phenomenal New York Times...
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