Protection at the cutting edge: the case for central review of human gene transfer research
- Grains and soybeans of the future. LaBell, Fran // Prepared Foods;Jan94, Vol. 163 Issue 1, p55
Reports on the potential applications for genetic transformation of wheat. Techniques of genetic transformation; Possible nutritional benefits of enzyme-resistant starch (ERS); Efforts to improve the nutritional quality of soybeans; Efficacy of soyfoods in lowering cholesterol and in preventing...
- Gene flow from crops to weeds. Dewitt, Natalie // Nature Biotechnology;Apr99, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p318
Reports on an experiment carried out by biotechnology researchers to investigate whether transformation of the chloroplast genome can really reduce the risk of transgene escape. Procedure adopted by the scientists; Names of the scientists.
- Markers outgrow antibiotic resistance. DeWitt, Natalie // Nature Biotechnology;Sep99, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p840
Reports on the concern raised on health risks caused by the transfer of antibiotic resistance genes from plants to microbes contained in genetically modified crops. Development of a transformation method that uses cytokinin synthesis gene by researchers.
- Science and society: Human genetic technologies, European governance and the politics of bioethics. Salter, Brian; Jones, Mavis // Nature Reviews Genetics;Oct2002, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p808
With human genetic technologies now an important area of European research and development, bioethics is becoming increasingly important in its regulation and future. As regulatory decisions are also statements about who should get what, bioethics cannot avoid political controversy. Can...
- SCIENCE AND SOCIETY: Patenting human genetic material: refocusing the debate. Caulfield, Timothy; Gold, E. Richard; Cho, Mildred K. // Nature Reviews Genetics;Dec2000, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p227
The biotechnology industry has become firmly established over the past twenty years and gene patents have played an important part in this phenomenon. However, concerns have been raised over the patentability of human genetic material, through public protests and international statements, but to...
- It's paining men. Bridgman, Roger // New Scientist;11/16/2002, Vol. 176 Issue 2369, p45
Presents a book 'Y: The Descent of Men,' by Steve Jones on genetic composition of men in comparison to women. Aspects of the genetic transformation in children from men and women; Reasons for why men introduced women to women; Absence of pictures and diagrams in the book.
- Correction: Human Transporter Database: Comprehensive Knowledge and Discovery Tools in the Human Transporter Genes. // PLoS ONE;May2014, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p1
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- The Risks of Germline Gene Transfer. High, Katherine A. // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p3
Discusses the risk of germline gene transfer based on the article written by Nancy King and published in the March-April 2003 issue of 'The Hastings Center Report.' Ethical and societal issues raised by King in the article; Proposal from King regarding the risk of germline gene transfer; Risk...
- Accident & Desire. King, Nancy M. P. // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p23
Examines the discussion of inadvertent germline effects from clinical gene transfer research, and reconsider some of the ethical issues raised by its possibility. Information on genetic intervention; Enrollment of subjects with nonfatal diseases in gene transfer research; Misconception...