Biotechnology: Legal, Economic and Ethical Dimensions, Volume 12, Second Edition

Biotechnology: Legal, Economic and Ethical Dimensions, Volume 12, Second Edition

Editor(s): H.-J. Rehm, G. Reed

Published Online: 11 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9783527283224

Online ISBN: 9783527620975

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620975

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Modern Biotechnology — What Is New About It?

    1. Chapter 3

      Biosafety in rDNA Research and Production (pages 63–113)

      Dieter Brauer, Michael Bröker, Cornelia Kellermann and Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker

  2. Part II: Product Development and Legal Requirements

  3. Part III: Intellectual Property and Bioinformatics

  4. Part IV: Biotechnology in a Developing World

    1. Chapter 13

      Biotechnology in the Asian-Pacific Region (pages 369–432)

      Rolf D. Schmid, Bong-Hyun Chung, Alan J. Jones, Susono Saono, Jeannie Scriven and Jane H. J. Tsai

  5. Part V: Public Attitudes and Political Responses

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