The Story of Taxol: Nature and Politics in the Pursuit of an Anti-Cancer Drugby Jordan Goodman, Vivien Walsh
Pub. Date: 04/28/2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The story of taxol; arguably the most celebrated and controversial natural product in recent years. See more details below
The story of taxol; arguably the most celebrated and controversial natural product in recent years.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Agents: 1. Cancer chemotherapy: plant knowledge and practice; Part II. Practices: 2. Act I: 1962–75; 3. Act II: 1976–83; 4. Act III: 1984–9; Part III. Controversies: 5. The politics of exclusivity and the business of taxol; 6. The political life (and death) of Taxus Brevifolia; References and bibliography; Index.
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