fish and public policy: anticipating environmental impacts of transgenic
The next stage is to develop monoclonal antibodies in our avian transgenic
The virus resistance in these transgenic
trees is pathogen derived," says Erik Mirkov, project leader and molecular biologist at the Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Commercialization of transgenic
salmon in the United States will depend upon regulatory approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which must approve the marketing of any products derived from animal biotechnology.
He pointed out several new risks in transgenic
foods, such as the possibility that a new gene itself did not encode an allergen, but activated dormant genes that did code for allergens.
Monsanto remains determined to replace Brazil's native soybean crops with Monsanto's patented transgenic
seeds, Monsanto Brazil plans to spend $550 million to build a Roundup manufacturing plant in Bahia State.
regulators have made exempting transgenic
food from harm may be fallacious.
Genetic stability analysis in T2 and T3 transgenic
tobacco plants revealed that the transgenic
tobacco plants carried both GERLP and hpt genes.
Microinjection method: Microinjection method has been used successfully in the production of transgenic
fish and is a commonly used technique due to its simplicity and reliability .
Commercial production of transgenic
crops is the capital intensive due to high costs of technology and seed.
The report also said Europe continues to consumer significant amounts of transgenic
crops despite the absence of production due to political opposition to agricultural biotechnology.
Bt cotton has been documented as an effective strategy in to combat lepidopteran pests, and is highly beneficial to the growers and the environment by reducing chemical insecticide sprays and preserving population of beneficial arthropods [8, 9].