The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
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Edmondson Pike - Adult Non-Fiction616.02774 S6287i Large TypeOn Shelf
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Format
Large Print
Edition
Large print ed.
Physical Desc
619 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9781594134326, 1594134324, 9781410427922, 1410427927
Reading Level
UG
Level 8, 18 Points
Lexile measure
1140

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-615)
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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Skloot, R. (2010). The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks (Large print ed.). Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-. 2010. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Large print ed., Thorndike Press, 2010.

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