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Robert Cook Deegan

The Gene Wars

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  • Part 3 - (~9mb pdf file) - The Support Structure
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Table of Contents
Preface -9

PART ONE:The Scientific Foundation
1. Why Genetics --- 13
2. Mapping Our Genes --- 29
3. Of Yeasts and Worms --- 48
4. Sequence upon Sequence --- 56

PART TWO: Origins of the Genome Project
5. Putting Santa Cruz of the Map ---79
6. Gilbert and the Holy Grail --- 85
7. Genes and the Bomb --- 92
8. Early Skirmishes --- 107

PART THREE: The Support Structure
9. The Odd Legacy of Howard Hughes --- 117
10. The NAS Redefines the Project ---125
11. The NIH Steps Forward --- 135
12. Tribes on the Hill --- 148
13. Honest Jim and the Genomes ---161

PART FOUR: Genome Gone Global
14. First Stirrings Abroad --- 187
15. Japan: A Special Case --- 213

PART FIVE: Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues
16. A New Social Contract --- 231
17. Bioethics in Government --- 256
18. Wizards to the Information Age --- 283
19. DNA Goes to Court --- 299
20. Exodus: The End of the Beginning --- 326

Epilogue --- 341
Chronology --- 353
Acknowledgements --- 357
Reference and Notes --- 366
Index --- 405

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