Chapter 4. Biotechnology and Bioethics: What is Ethical Biotechnology?

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm3 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed4
  1. Darryl R. J. Macer1,2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch4o

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Macer, D. R. J. (2001) Biotechnology and Bioethics: What is Ethical Biotechnology?, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch4o

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 4

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tsukuba Science City, Japan

  2. 2

    Christchurch, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • modern biotechnology;
  • medicine and agriculture;
  • science technology;
  • biodegradable products;
  • bioethical issues

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Biotechnology and Bioethics

  • Bioethics

  • Cross-Cultural Bioethics

  • Perceptions of Ethical Biotechnology

  • Past and Present “Bioethical Conflicts” in Biotechnology

  • Future “Bioethical Conflicts” in Biotechnology

  • Bioethics versus Business: A Conflict?

  • Resolution of Conflicts

  • Ethical Limits of Biotechnology

  • Criteria to Assess Whether Biotechnology Research is Ethical

  • Conclusion

  • References