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Genetic Databases and the First Signs of Regulatory Opportunity

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on genetic databases, specifically their use as a regulatory instrument. It begins by considering forensic collections, entertaining the thought that in a community of rights, it ... More


Recruiting Race: The Commodification of Mexicana/o Bodies from the U.S.-Mexico Border

Michael J. Montoya

in Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267305
eISBN:
9780520949003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267305.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the ways in which racialized DNA samples operate as value-generating cultural artifacts, and also explores the diabetes enterprise through three phases: (1) production (2) ... More


Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality

Michael Montoya

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267305
eISBN:
9780520949003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267305.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This ethnographic study animates the racial politics that underlie genomic research into type 2 diabetes, one of the most widespread chronic diseases and one which affects ethnic groups ... More


Genome-Wide Association Studies: Back to the Future

Margaret Lock

in The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149783
eISBN:
9781400848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149783.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines findings from the newly developed technology of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) being applied to the investigation of Alzheimer disease (AD), primarily in the United ... More


An Extremely Beautiful Experiment

Frederic Lawrence Holmes

in Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNA: A History of "The Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology"

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085402
eISBN:
9780300129663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085402.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes Meselson's reaction to the outcome of the transfer experiment begun in Stahl's absence. The outcome, according to Meselson, was ludicrous—an artifact due to his having mixed up ... More


Genes and Disease on the U.S.-Mexico Borderx: The Science of State Formation in Diabetes Research

Michael J. Montoya

in Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267305
eISBN:
9780520949003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267305.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter characterizes the complex data-gathering research practices in El Camino and the meaning systems which Carl and his field staff use to explain their work, arguing that the social ... More


The Right to a Private and Family Life

Brice Dickson

in Human Rights and the United Kingdom Supreme Court

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199697458
eISBN:
9780191752247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697458.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at the four key components of Article 8 of the European Convention—respect for private life, family life, home, and correspondence. In relation to each of them the UK top court has ... More


Long-term time series of ornithological data

Anders Pape Møller and Wesley M. Hochachka

in Effects of Climate Change on Birds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198824268
eISBN:
9780191862809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824268.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

There are numerous sources of data relevant for studies of the effects of climate change. Here we provide a classification of such data and their advantages and drawbacks. Long-term data can be ... More


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