Biopiracy versus One-World Medicine-From colonial relicts to global collaborative concepts

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Efferth T., Banerjee M., Abu-Darwish M. S., Abdelfatah S., Boeckers M., Bhakta-Guha D., ...More

PHYTOMEDICINE, vol.53, pp.319-331, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 53
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.phymed.2018.06.007
  • Journal Name: PHYTOMEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.319-331
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Practices of biopiracy to use genetic resources and indigenous knowledge by Western companies without benefit-sharing of those, who generated the traditional knowledge, can be understood as form of neo-colonialism.