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 realizing the basic underpinnings of existence have supplied interesting possibilities to make marine bioproducts an incredible a part of the U.S. economic climate. numerous marine dependent prescribed drugs are less than energetic advertisement improvement, surroundings well-being is excessive at the public's record of issues, and aquaculture is supplying an ever larger share of the seafood on our tables. however, marine biotechnology has now not but stuck the public's, or investor's, consciousness. 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 purposes of marine biotechnology, and in addition in deciding on components which are impeding advertisement exploitation of those items. This document features a synthesis of the 2001 periods addressing drug discovery and improvement, functions of genomics and proteomics to marine biotechnology, biomaterials and bioengineering, and public coverage and essays contributed through the workshop speakers.
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Scott (1989, 1996), recognising that the rights in question can be more or less continuously reduced or increased likes to talk about the quality of property rights. In those terms; what is the relationship between the quality of property rights and the associated efficiency? This chapter explores this issue. Its main hypothesis is that the relationship between the quality of property rights and economic efficiency is monotonically increasing. More precisely, the higher the quality of a property right, the more efficient is the associated economic activity, where the phrase ‘associated economic activity’ refers to economic activity wholly or partially based on this property right.
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