Chapter 25. Commercial Exploitation of the Human Genome

  1. Justine Burley and
  2. John Harris
  1. Ruth Chadwick and
  2. Adam Hedgecoe

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch25

A Companion to Genethics

A Companion to Genethics

How to Cite

Chadwick, R. and Hedgecoe, A. (2004) Commercial Exploitation of the Human Genome, in A Companion to Genethics (eds J. Burley and J. Harris), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206989

Online ISBN: 9780470756423

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Keywords:

  • commercialization;
  • database;
  • alienation;
  • monopoly;
  • mastectomy

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Commerce, Ethics, and Science: Gene Sequencing

  • Commercial Marketing of Genetic Tests

  • Conclusion