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La vida inmortal de Henrietta Lacks

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972- (Paperback - 2011 - Spanish)
La vida inmortal de Henrietta Lacks
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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.
Authors: Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
Statement of Responsibility: Rebecca Skloot ; [traducción, Ma. Jesús Asensio]
Title: La vida inmortal de Henrietta Lacks
Publisher: Madrid : Temas de Hoy, 2011
Edition: 1. ed
Characteristics: 446 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes: "Murió de cáncer hace sesenta años, pero sus células siguen vivas-- y han provocado una revolución médica : esta el la apasionante historia de una mujer cuyos tejidos han salvado la vida a milliones de personas en todo el mundo."
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-433) and index
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.
Subject Headings: Médicos Etica profesional. bidex Medicina experimental. bidex Cáncer Investigaciones. bidex Medical ethics United States History 20th century Cell culture Cancer Research HeLa cells Human experimentation in medicine United States History African American women Virginia Biography Cancer Patients Virginia Biography Lacks, Henrietta, 1920-1951 Health
Topical Term: Médicos
Medicina experimental
Cáncer
Medical ethics
Cell culture
Cancer
HeLa cells
Human experimentation in medicine
African American women
Cancer
ISBN: 8484609936
9788484609933
Branch Call Number: Spa 616.0277 S
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