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Australasian Biotechnology (backfiles)
AusBiotech
ISSN: 1036-7128
Vol. 10, No. 4, 2000, pp. 25-27
Bioline Code: au00044
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Australasian Biotechnology (backfiles), Vol. 10, No. 4, 2000, pp. 25-27

 en GMOS AND MINING - MINING AND THE LEGAL ISSUES CONCERNING GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS
K. Bristow & S. Clague

Abstract

Although a variety of biotechnological processes exist in the mining industry, they do not involve genetic modification technology. Whilst GM technology has the potential to be of great use to the mining industry and a greater focus on GM technology could be expected in future, the industry should be aware of the effect that public and environmental concerns surrounding the use of GM organisms may have on the decision to use such technology. Specifically, numerous regulatory requirements will need to be satisfied, each of which can create delays and add to the costs of adopting a technology involving GM organisms...

 
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