Biopiracy of natural products and good bioprospecting practice

Efferth T., Banerjee M., Paul N. W. , Abdelfatah S., Arend J., Elhassan G., ...More

PHYTOMEDICINE, vol.23, no.2, pp.166-173, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.phymed.2015.12.006
  • Journal Name: PHYTOMEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.166-173


Background: Biopiracy mainly focuses on the use of biological resources and/or knowledge of indigenous tribes or communities without allowing them to share the revenues generated out of economic exploitation or other non-monetary incentives associated with the resource/knowledge.