Recombinant DNA and Genetic Experimentation: Proceedings of a Conference on Recombinant DNA, Jointly Organised by the Committee on Genetic Experimentation (COGENE) and the Royal Society of London, Held at Wye College, Kent, UK, 1-4 April, 1979 [NOOK Book]

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Recombinant DNA and Genetic Experimentation: Proceedings of a Conference on Recombinant DNA, Jointly Organised by the Committee on Genetic Experimentation (COGENE) and the Royal Society of London, Held at Wye College, Kent, UK, 1-4 April, 1979

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781483147062
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 334
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Preface


Participants


Introduction and Welcome


The Purpose of the Meeting


Recombinant DNA Techniques Put into Biological Perspective


Chairman's Introduction


Evolution and Stability of Species


Discussion


Organization and Evolution of the Eukaryotic Genome


Discussion


Natural Modes of Genetic Exchange and Change


Discussion


Transposons and Insertion Sequences


Discussion


Laboratory Genetic Manipulations


Discussion


Achievements of Recombinant DNA Research


Experimental Techniques and Strategies for DNA Cloning


Application of Recombinant DNA Technology in the Molecular Genetics of Prokaryotes


New Insights into the Molecular Genetics of Animals


Discussion


Recombinant DNA and Animal Viruses: Progress and Prospects


Discussion


Chairman's Introduction


New Insights into the Molecular Genetics of Fungi and Plants


Discussion


Recombinant DNA and Agricultural Research


Discussion


Expression of Foreign Genes


Discussion


Practical Benefits of Recombinant DNA Research


Chairman's Introduction


Production of "Valuable" Proteins in Alternate Biological Hosts


The Expression of a Cloned Rabbit Chromosomal ß-Globin Gene in Mouse L Cells and Yeast


Discussion


Guidelines and Legislation


Chairman's Introduction


A History of the Recombinant DNA Guidelines in the United States


The Early History of the Recombinant DNA Molecule Program Advisory Committee of NIH


How the NIH Recombinant DNA Molecule Committee Works in 1979


Discussion


Guidelines, Legislation and Labor Relations


Discussion


Recombinant DNA Guidelines and Legislation


Summary of Report to COGENE of the Working Group on Recombinant DNA Guidelines


Discussion


Re-examination of Basic Assumptions


Chairman's Introduction


Why the "Berg" Letter was Written


Discussion


Biological Activity of Polyoma-Plasmid and Polyoma-Phage Recombinants in Mice and Hamsters


Infectivity of Polyoma Virus-Plasmid pBR322 and Polyoma Virus-Lambda Recombinants in Mouse Fibroblasts


Discussion


Second Report of the COGENE Working Group on Risk Assessment


Discussion


What Lessons Does the Recombinant DNA Debate Teach Us - A Round Table Discussion


Discussion


What Options are Now Open?


Chairman's Introduction


International Legal Aspects of Recombinant DNA Research


Discussion


Recombinant DNA: A Public Health Viewpoint


Discussion


The View of a Science Journalist


Discussion


Historical Perspectives on the Recombinant DNA Controversy


The Public Perception of Risk


Discussion


The View of a Legislator and a Summary of the Conference
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