The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
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Published:
New York : Crown Publishing, [2010].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color).
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781400052189, 9781400052172, 1400052181
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8, 18 Points
Lexile measure:
1140

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Description
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.
Target Audience
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APA Citation (style guide)

Skloot, R. (2010). The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. New York: Crown Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-. 2010. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. New York: Crown Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. New York: Crown Publishing, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. New York: Crown Publishing, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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