Further Reading – Community
Chatterjee R. Cell biology. Cases of mistaken identity. Science 2007; 315: 928.
Journal website: www.sciencemag.org/content/315/5814/928
Curtis A. The Way of All Flesh. BBC Documentary, 1997.
Director blog and recording: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/adamcurtis/posts/the_undead_henrietta_lacks_and
Gold M. A Conspiracy of Cells: One Woman’s Immortal Legacy – and the Medical Scandal it Caused. Suny Press, 1985.
Publisher website: http://www.sunypress.edu/p-133-a-conspiracy-of-cells.aspx
Nardone RM. Curbing rampant cross-contamination and misidentification of cell lines. Biotechniques 2008; 45: 221.
Journal website: www.biotechniques.com/BiotechniquesJournal/2008/September/
Neimark J. Trial and Error. Discover magazine, October 2014.
Journal website: http://discovermagazine.com/2014/nov/20-trial-and-error
Perkel JM. Curing cell lines. Biotechniques 2011; 51: 85.
Journal website: www.biotechniques.com/BiotechniquesJournal/2011/August/
Retraction Watch, Capes-Davis A. Hundreds of researchers are using the wrong cells. That’s a major problem.
Retraction Watch, Freedman LP. We’re wasting a lot of research funding looking at the wrong cell lines. Here’s one thing we can do.
Skloot R. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Crown Publishers, 2010.
Author website: rebeccaskloot.com/