Lerner, Ivan
January 2008
ICIS Chemical Business;1/21/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 3, p42
Trade Publication
The article chronicles the events related to the international chemical industry. In 1883, the proportion of profit between an alum powder and a powder free from adulteration is enormously in favor of the former and this cheapening the cost of manufacture induced the producer to push the impure article on the market. In 1983, Monsanto Co. scientists have transferred a genetic trait from a bacterium to a plant cell using recombinant DNA techniques.


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