Safety Assurance for Environmental Introductions of Genetically-Engineered Organisms

Safety Assurance for Environmental Introductions of Genetically-Engineered Organisms

by Joseph Fiksel
     
 

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The purpose of this book is to investigate the suitability and applicability of available methods for analyzing the human and ecological risks involved in the release of genetically-modified microorganisms. Main topics include: - risk analysis and assessment; approach to safety assurance; - inventory of available scientific risk assessment methods for…  See more details below

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The purpose of this book is to investigate the suitability and applicability of available methods for analyzing the human and ecological risks involved in the release of genetically-modified microorganisms. Main topics include: - risk analysis and assessment; approach to safety assurance; - inventory of available scientific risk assessment methods for biotechnology; - identification of methodology gaps and research needs in biology, ecology or other disciplines; - development of a general framework to guide future biotechnology risk assessment efforts; - international regulatory activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642731716
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/16/2011
Series:
Nato ASI Subseries G: (closed), #18
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

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