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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [kit] : book club kit

Author: Rebecca Skloot
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Book club kit
Edition/Format:   Kit   Visual material : English
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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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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henrietta Lacks
Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Skloot
ISBN: 9781400052172 9781400052189 1400052181 1400052173
OCLC Number: 782045320
Description: 8 books + 1 discussion guide with inventory sheet in 1 BCPL tote bag.
Series Title: Book club kit
Responsibility: Rebecca Skloot.

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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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