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By Harald Müller (auth.), Alexander Kelle, Malcolm R. Dando, Kathryn Nixdorff (eds.)

Biotechnology is essential to counter organic and toxin guns. with no biotechnology, the detection, identity and diagnoses of, and scientific countermeasures to such guns will be nearly most unlikely. As organic and toxin brokers happen in usual outbreaks of illness or intoxications, there are either civil and armed forces gain available from using biotechnology in delivering potent countermeasures to such brokers.
The function of biotechnology in countering organic and toxin guns is the following addressed lower than seven significant headings:

  • the broader political and financial contexts;
  • permitting applied sciences for BTW agent detection;
  • The applicability of biotechnological tools for BTW agent detection at the battlefield, in a terrorist incident, and in an inspection surroundings;
  • Pre-exposure clinical countermeasures;
  • analysis and id;
  • Post-exposure remedy and decontamination;
  • Contribution of biotechnology to strengthening overseas conventions opposed to BTW agents.

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