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What is biopiracy?

... transnational organizations and sectors that make use of these sources.In short wording,biopiracy that uses plant and animal species by declaring patents to limit their common use.

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by Alessandro8100
Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:51 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is biopiracy?
Replies: 4
Views: 2746

Re: What is biopiracy?

... propagation, use and commercial benefit. Biopiracy commonly operates through the application of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) (primarily patents) to genetic resources and traditional knowledge. Biopiracy is apart of a larger problem whereby developing countries rich in biodiversity, are ...

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by elizabeth756
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:18 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is biopiracy?
Replies: 4
Views: 2746

Gene patents may hamper innovations in patient care

“Gene patents are discoveries, not inventions and patenting discoveries may hamper future innovations in developing cost-effective patient care products and services. Scientific and technological innovations in molecular cloning, ...

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by TMJohnson
Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:38 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gene patents may hamper innovations in patient care
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Views: 894

Cell Based Assays vs. Animal Studies in Drug Discovery

... format of cell based reporter assays may not be ideal for replacing animal studies. This blog also analyzes the potential negative impact of patents and intellectual property (IP) rights in fostering innovations in cell based assays. Finally, this blog warrants imposing accountability, tighter ...

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by TMJohnson
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:16 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Based Assays vs. Animal Studies in Drug Discovery
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Views: 829

Genetic interaction

... can be TT or Tt. If at least one parent is TT, then all progeny would be anemic. That is not the case. Thus the only possible case is both patents are heterozygous Tt. Please, note that this conclusion does not say that thalassemia gene is dominant, just that is not recessive. Just that ...

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by Cat
Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:05 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic interaction
Replies: 4
Views: 2875
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