Patents thwart genome project

April 1992
New Scientist;4/11/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1816, p7
Reveals that scientists in Italy, Germany and France are refusing to place DNA sequences in a database in Britain so long as Britain continues to patent sequences of DNA. The Medical Research Council has filed applications to patent more than 2,000 sequences of human DNA; Human Genome Organisation has condemned the patenting of gene fragments.


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