Xenotransplantation and Risk: Regulating a Developing Biotechnology

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Some developing biotechnologies challenge accepted legal and ethical norms because of the risks they pose. Xenotransplantation (cross-species transplantation) may prolong life but may also harm the xeno-recipient and the public due to its potential to transmit infectious diseases. These trans-boundary diseases emphasise the global nature of advances in health care and highlight the difficulties of identifying, monitoring and regulating such risks and thereby protecting individual and public health. Xenotransplantation ...

Xenotransplantation and Risk: Regulating a Developing Biotechnology 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521195768

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