Safety Assurance for Environmental Introductions of Genetically-Engineered Organisms
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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.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
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.
  • Produktdetails
  • NATO ASI Series G: Ecological Sciences Vol.18
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
  • Seitenzahl: 296
  • Erscheinungstermin: 16. Dezember 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 244mm x 170mm x 16mm
  • Gewicht: 515g
  • ISBN-13: 9783642731716
  • ISBN-10: 3642731716
  • Artikelnr.: 36117595
Inhaltsangabe
I: Workshop Summary.- Recommendations for a Scientific Approach to Safety Assurance for Environmental Introductions of Genetically-Engineered Organisms.- II: Risk Analysis Perspectives.- "Old" Biotechnology to "New" Biotechnology: Continuum or Disjunction?.- Potential Applications of Knowledge System Technology to Biotechnology Safety Assurance.- Assessing Human Health Risks of Environmentally Released, Genetically Engineered Microorganisms.- Risk Assessment Strategies for Biotechnology.- A Biological Approach to Assessing Environmental Risks of Engineered Microorganisms.- Informing People About the Risks of Biotechnology: A Review of Obstacles to Public Understanding and Effective Risk Communication.- III: Scientific Perspectives.- Application of Genetically-Engineered Micro-Organisms in the Environment.- Ecology and Biotechnology: Expectations and Outliers.- Plasmid Transfer in a Freshwater Environment.- L-Form Bacteria and Somatic Associations with Eucaryotes.- Deliberate Release of Genetically Engineered Organisms in the Environment.- IV: Regulatory Perspectives.- Status of United States Government Regulatory Activities for Environmental Applications of Genetically Engineered Organisms.- The Oversight of Planned Release in the UK.- Regulation and Risk Assessment for Environmental Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms in Denmark.- Evolution of Recombinant DNA Guidelines in Japan.- International Regulatory Issues for Modern Biotechnology.