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Donating and exploiting DNA social and ethical aspects of public participation in genetic databases

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • DNA.,
  • Nucleotide sequence -- Databases.,
  • Amino acid sequence -- Databases.,
  • Genetics -- Data processing.,
  • Databases -- Citizen participation.,
  • Bioinformatics.,
  • Medical ethics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Oonagh Corrigan and Richard Tutton.
ContributionsCorrigan, Oonagh, 1957-, Tutton, Richard, 1972-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH441.2 .D66 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3693198M
ISBN 100415316790, 0415316804
LC Control Number2003066779

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