The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

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 hav...

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Main Author: Skloot, Rebecca
Format: BOOK
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Language: ENGLISH
Published: Crown Publishers 2010
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