Genetic Discrimination: A Legal Or Biological Issue?

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Myssior, Bárbara Augusta de Paula Araujo; Silva, Luís Eduardo Gomes;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Revista de Biodireito e Direito dos Animais
  • Journal: Revista de Biodireito e Direito dos Animais (issn: 2525-9695, eissn: 2525-9695)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.21902/2525-9695/2016.v2i2.1381
  • Subject: Genetics; Human Genome; Genetic Data; Genetic Identity; Genetic Privacy; Genetic Discrimination; Discrimination | Genética; Genoma Humano; Dados Genéticos; Identidade Genética; Intimidade Genética; Discriminação Genética; Discriminação

This essay debates the technological evolution that, from the decoding of the human genome has opened up many scientific benefits, and yet brings up a new kind of segregation: genetic discrimination. Based on the right to privacy, as well as the concept of genetic ident... View more
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