Description

Proceedings from an EPA workshop on research needs involving biotechnology.

Readership

Environmental engineers and scientists.

Table of Contents

Part I Workshop Summary Worshop Summary Gilbert S. Omenn and Albert H. Teich Introduction and Background Key Concerns and Recommendations Environmental Effects Health Effects Monitoring and Quality Assurance Control Technologies Part II Papers Research Plan for Test Methods Development For Risk Assessment of Novel Microbes Released Into Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems Al Bourquin and Ramon Seidler I. Introduction A. Goal B. Risk Assessment C. Two Major Approaches 1. Data Base Development 2. Research D. Short and Long Term Needs E. Relevance to EPA Needs II. Novel Organisms III. Development of Test Methods for the Detection, Identification, and Enumeration of Novel Organisms A. Statement of Research Problems B. Availability of Data Base C. Approaches 1. Conventional Techniques 2. Molecular Techniques D. Short Term Products E. Long Term Products IV. Developments of Test Methods for Assessing Fate of Novel Organisms A. Statement of Research Problems B. Availability of Data Base C. Approaches 1. The Microcosm Approach 2. Rationale for Selecting Ecosystems a. Terrestrial Research b. Aquatic Research D. Short Term Products E. Long Term Products V. Development of Test Methods for Assessing Genetic Stability of Novel Organisms A. Statement of Research Problems B. Availability of Data Base C. Approaches 1. Naked Plasmid DNA in Novel Organisms 2. Stability of Plasmid DNA in Novel Organisms<

Details

No. of pages:
179
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1986
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Print ISBN:
9780815511052
Electronic ISBN:
9780815516279