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Genetically Modified Organisms: A Guide to Biosafety

Edited By: GT Tzotzos

214 pages, Tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | May 1995 | #45159 | ISBN: 0851989721
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About this book

Prepared by the Secretariat of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in cooperation with the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria. This volume is intended to help scientists and regulators to conceptualise the major issues underlying biological safety, as well as to understand how these affect policies to regulate biotechnology.


Biological risk assessment - and editorial overview of some key policy and implementation issues; public perception of biotechnology; risk assessment and contained use of genetically modified micro-organisms (GMMs); safety in the contained use and the environmental release of transgenic crop plants; environmental release of genetically modified rhizobia and mycorrhizas; microbial pesticides - safety considerations; safety in the contained use and release of transgenic animals and recombinant proteins; safety aspects of aquatic biotechnology; safety considerations in biotechnology; safety considerations in biotreatment operations.

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