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French DNA: Trouble in Purgatory

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Rabinow P. French DNA: Trouble in Purgatory. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press; 1999.

In 1993, an American biotechnology company and a French genetics lab developed a collaborative research plan to search for diabetes genes. But just as the project was to begin, the French government called it to a halt, barring the laboratory from sharing something never previously thought of as a commodity unto itself: French DNA.

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DNA, biotechnology, France, collaboration

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  • Learn about the field of team science: history, theory and concepts

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