TY - CHAP A1 - Rajendra K. Bera ED1 - Eddy C. Agbo Y1 - 2012-02-17 PY - 2012 T1 - Biotechnology Patents: Safeguarding Human Health N2 - Innovations in Biotechnology provides an authoritative crystallization of some of the evolving leading-edge biomedical research topics and developments in the field of biotechnology. It is aptly written to integrate emerging basic research topics with their biotechnology applications. It also challenges the reader to appreciate the role of biotechnology in society, addressing clear questions relating to biotech policy and ethics in the context of the research advances. In an era of interdisciplinary collaboration, the book serves an excellent indepth text for a broad range of readers ranging from social scientists to students, researchers and policy makers. Every topic weaves back to the same bottom line: how does this discovery impact society in a positive way? BT - Innovations in Biotechnology SP - Ch. 15 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/29234 DO - 10.5772/29234 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-01-23 ER -