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
N$T
Dewey number
660.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TP248.2
LC item number
.S33 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Issues and dilemmas of biotechnology : a reference guide, Bernice Schacter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 193) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
ocm51306487
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 205 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313306426
Lccn
99015457
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24304529
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51306487
  • pebcs0313007438

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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