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Biotechnology, A Multi-Volume Comprehensive Treatise, Volume 12, Legal, Economic and Ethical Dimensions, 2nd, Completely Revised Edition

Biotechnology, A Multi-Volume Comprehensive Treatise, Volume 12, Legal, Economic and Ethical Dimensions, 2nd, Completely Revised Edition

Dieter Brauer (Volume Editor), Hans-Jürgen Rehm (Editor), Gerald Reed (Editor), Alfred Pühler (Associate Editor), Peter Stadler (Associate Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-62097-5

Apr 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

708 pages

Select type: O-Book

Description

Biotechnology: a fascinating field with far-reaching legal, economic, and ethical implications for mankind. In this volume an experienced and diverse team of authors comprising scientists from research and industry, officials and journalists examines these implications from all possible angles. Their contributions are a thoughtful - and thought-provoking - analysis of numerous controversial topics in modern biotechnology. The perspective is thoroughly international, with many critical comparisons.
Topics included are: Concepts of Risk Assessment/ Biosafety in rDNA Research and Production/ Bioethics/ Product Development/ Intellectual Property/ Bioinformatics/ Biological Diversity/ Public Attitude and Regulations of Biotechnology
Partial table of contents:

MODERN BIOTECHNOLOGY.

Risk Assessment.

Biosafety.

Bioethics.

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND LEGAL REQUIREMENTS.

rDNA Products.

Biomedicinal Product Development.

Regulations for rDNA Research.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND BIOINFORMATICS.

Patent Applications.

Databases.

BIOTECHNOLGY IN A DEVELOPING WORLD.