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Document ID (ISN)49512
CIS number 88-518
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Villanueva J.R.
Title Threats and biological risks; Biotechnological applications
Original title Amenazas y riesgos biológicos; Aplicaciones de las biotecnologías/Amenazas y riesgos biológicos; Aplicaciones de las biotecnologías [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information July-Sep. 1987, No.101, p.9-22. Illus.
Abstract First part of a review article concerning the risks related to the rapid development of biotechnology, especially in the field of genetic engineering. Contents: the biological revolution and its consequences; risks and threats in biology; impacts of the biotechnological development; prevention of accidents; the problems of genetic engineering; future perspectives; security and regulations concerning biotechnology.
Descriptors (primary) biotechnology industry; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) future trends; occupational safety
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Biotechnology industry
Risk evaluation