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Regulating Bioprospecting: Institutions for Drug Research, Access, and Benefit Sharing

By: Padmashree Gehl Sampath

274 pages, no illustrations

United Nations University Press

Paperback | Oct 2005 | #155496 | ISBN: 9280811126
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Bioprospecting--the search for useful biochemical compounds and genes in nature--has been the focus of international negotiations for more than a decade. This book examines the optimal property rights structures and institutional mechanisms for regulating bioprospecting for drug research. It includes examples of bioprospecting collaborations in several countries.


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