The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


The book is about the immortal cells of Henrietta Lacks, which were taken without her knowledge and later set up a million dollar industry in the field of medical science. HeLa cells were fundamental for building up the polio immunization; revealed insider facts of growth, infections, and the nuclear bomb’s effects. They have been the cause of birth of several vital advances like in vitro preparation, cloning, and quality mapping.