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Biotechnology at ILRAD [International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya]: Biotechnology in international agricultural research. Proceedings

by Nantulya, V.M; IRRI, Manila (Filipinas); Inter-Center Seminar on International Agricultural Research Centers (IARCs) and Biotechnology Manila (Filipinas) 23-27 Abr 1984.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall number: A50 I61in Publisher: Manila (Filipinas): 1985Description: p. 297-304.Summary: ILRAD's target diseases, East coast fever (ECF) and trypanosomiasis, are believed responsible for the deaths of 3 million cattle a year. In Africa alone, they restrict livestock from 7 million km2 of land that would probably support 120 million cattle and equivalent numbers of small ruminants. Through monoclonal antibody technology, tissue culture, and molecular biology, fundamental understanding of many aspects of theses two diseases has been significantly expanded. In addition, development of a vaccine against ECF seems likelySubject(s): BIOTECNOLOGIA ANIMAL | ENFERMEDADES DE LOS ANIMALES | GANADO BOVINO | FIEBRE DE LA COSTA ORIENTAL | VACUNA | TRYPANOSOMA | CONTROL DE ENFERMEDADES | ILRAD | AFRICA
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Analítica Analítica Colección general A50 I61in (Browse shelf) Available BVE21722004764

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