SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.25 issue1Methological issues in the interpretation of serologic screening for hepatitis B virus among blood donor's author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Revista de Saúde Pública

Print version ISSN 0034-8910On-line version ISSN 1518-8787


CANDEIAS, José Alberto Neves. Genetic engineering. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1991, vol.25, n.1, pp.3-10. ISSN 0034-8910.

This paper deals with the progress made in genetic engineering techniques, capable of altering the genetic potential of an organism, either by the introduction or the suppression of new structural genes. Some of the general applications are described as are also, more particularly, their uses in the field of medicine. A critical analysis of the benefits and risks involved is also undertaken.

Keywords : Genetic engineering [methods]; DNA recombinant.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License