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The Resource Issues and dilemmas of biotechnology : a reference guide, Bernice Schacter

Issues and dilemmas of biotechnology : a reference guide, Bernice Schacter

Label
Issues and dilemmas of biotechnology : a reference guide
Title
Issues and dilemmas of biotechnology
Title remainder
a reference guide
Statement of responsibility
Bernice Schacter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recent advances in biotechnology in areas as diverse as agriculture, the environment, food, and healthcare have led to much debate and media attention. This unique reference source for advanced high school students and teachers explores the science behind these new technologies and examines the stakeholders and their stakes in the various debates. The author presents views of scientists, doctors, insurance companies, and big businesses, among others, on such issues as genetic testing, patenting of human gene sequences, cloning, and genetically engineered food
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schacter, Bernice Zeldin
Dewey number
660.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • TP248.2
  • LD571
LC item number
  • .S33 1999
  • .B743 no.407
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2001 N-001
  • TP 248.2
NLM item number
S291i 1999
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human Genome Project
  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Bioethical Issues
  • Genetic Testing
  • Genetic Therapy
  • Organisms, Genetically Modified
  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
Label
Issues and dilemmas of biotechnology : a reference guide, Bernice Schacter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The origins of biotechnology -- The Asilomar Conference of 1975 -- Patenting of life -- The release of a genetically engineered microorganism -- Corn genetically engineered with an insecticide -- Bovine growth hormone, a dairy farmer and ice cream suits -- The Human Genome Project -- Genetic testing for risk assessment for disease -- Gene therapy -- Forensic DNA testing and databanking: basics of DNA fingerprinting -- Cloning of a mammal -- Appendix: Internet sites
Control code
ocm41238467
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 205 pages
Isbn
9780313306426
Lccn
99015457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41238467
  • (OCoLC)41238467
Label
Issues and dilemmas of biotechnology : a reference guide, Bernice Schacter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The origins of biotechnology -- The Asilomar Conference of 1975 -- Patenting of life -- The release of a genetically engineered microorganism -- Corn genetically engineered with an insecticide -- Bovine growth hormone, a dairy farmer and ice cream suits -- The Human Genome Project -- Genetic testing for risk assessment for disease -- Gene therapy -- Forensic DNA testing and databanking: basics of DNA fingerprinting -- Cloning of a mammal -- Appendix: Internet sites
Control code
ocm41238467
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 205 pages
Isbn
9780313306426
Lccn
99015457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o41238467
  • (OCoLC)41238467

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