GENTECH archive 8.96-97


biotech news

Below you find the directories of two publications which you can
retrieve from the GENTECH archive server.

The first, ISB is available from as file with the name "docu/isb497"
the second FOEE as "docu/foee397". You can retrieve the files by sending the
command "archive get appropriate_filename" from You can get the archive help file from
there with the command "archive help" in the body or subject of the

I don't send this (large) files to this list because it seems to me a better
approach to give the readers a pointer to avoid overwhelming
information. You could also upload files to the archive.  

                       ISB News Report  - April 1997
                   Information Systems for Biotechnology

- EPA Issues New Notification and Screening Requirements for
  Microbial Biotech Products
- What's in the Pipeline?
- Litigating Bt Patents for Market Share
- Vaccine Produced in Plants Shown to Protect Animals
- Plant Gene Transfer Comes of Age
- Summaries of Risk Assessment Research Now Online
- Key Agbiotech Stocks Climb. So Does Number of Litigations
- Patent Office Raises Specter of Patents Claiming Expressed
  Sequence Tags
- Upcoming Meetings

IN THIS ISSUE : - Patents Directive proposal delayed by
parliamentary amendments, - Parliament votes on deregulation of
Directive 90/219/EEC, - Monsanto : meeting with the CEO, -
Monsanto : Bt potatoes go east, - Monsanto : field trials of
genetically modified beet, - U.K. authorizes four further
varieties of genetically modified maize, - Who trusts the British
government?  - genetically engineered oysters.