By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Life Sciences, Ocean Studies Board, Committee on Marine Biotechnology: Biomedical Applications of Marine Natural Products
Dramatic advancements in knowing the basic underpinnings of existence have supplied intriguing possibilities to make marine bioproducts an enormous a part of the U.S. economic system. numerous marine dependent prescribed drugs are below lively advertisement improvement, atmosphere health and wellbeing is excessive at the public's record of matters, and aquaculture is delivering an ever better share of the seafood on our tables. however, marine biotechnology has no longer but stuck the public's, or investor's, cognizance. workshops, held in October 1999 and November 2001 on the nationwide Academies, have been profitable in highlighting new advancements and possibilities in environmental and biomedical functions of marine biotechnology, and likewise in settling on elements which are impeding advertisement exploitation of those items. This record features a synthesis of the 2001 classes addressing drug discovery and improvement, purposes of genomics and proteomics to marine biotechnology, biomaterials and bioengineering, and public coverage and essays contributed by way of the workshop speakers.
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