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The CCR5 Patent(s)

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how the CCR5 gene was patented by several companies both in the United States and in Europe. It discusses how one of the patent holders patented the incorrect sequence and did ... More


FastXFast

Mike Fortun

in Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247505
eISBN:
9780520942615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247505.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses how speed genomics spurred a complex political economy in Iceland, focusing on the experiences of three of the earliest genomics-based companies: Human Genome Sciences Inc., ... More


GenomicsXSlot Machines

Mike Fortun

in Promising Genomics: Iceland and deCODE Genetics in a World of Speculation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247505
eISBN:
9780520942615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247505.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Human Genome Project had overemphasized and overproduced what William Haseltine, CEO of Human Genome Sciences Inc., called “genetic genomics,” privileging the reference sequence for the human ... More


Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this history of the social and human sciences in Mexico and the United States, Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt reveals intricate connections among the development of science, the concept of race, and ... More


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