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Introduction /David Magnus Patenting of life-forms : from a concept to reality /A.M. Chakrabarty Patenting organisms : intellectual property law meets biology /Jack Wilson Ethical issues and application of patent laws in biotechnology /Rochelle K. Seide and Carmella L. Stephens Patenting human genes : the advent of ethics in the political economy of patent law /Ari Berkowitz and Daniel J. Kevles Discoveries : are there limits on what may be patented? /Jon F. Merz How can you patent genes? /Rebecca S. Eisenberg.Discoveries, inventions, and gene patents /David B. Resnik Patenting genes and life : improper commodification? /Mark J. Hanson Falling from grace : science and the pursuit of profit /Robert Lee Hotz Propriety and property : the tissue market meets the courts /Lori Andrews and Dorothy Nelkin Property rights and human bodies /Pilar N. Ossorio Ethical issues in the patenting and control of stem cell research /Glenn McGee and Elizabeth Banger Intellectual property and agricultural biotechnology : bioprospecting or biopiracy? /David Magnus.