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The Resource The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Title
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Skloot
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Skloot, Rebecca
Dewey number
  • 362.196/9940092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lacks, Henrietta
  • Cancer
  • African American women
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • HeLa cells
  • Cancer
  • Cell culture
  • Medical ethics
  • Large type books
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-615)
Contents
Life - Death - Immortality
Control code
ocn606053227
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
619 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410427922
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
(OCoLC)606053227
Label
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-615)
Contents
Life - Death - Immortality
Control code
ocn606053227
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
619 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410427922
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
(OCoLC)606053227

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