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Mutant Red Herrings? (Do or Die)
Transfer of Foreign Gene to Micro-Organism It was reported in 1994 that gene transfer can occur from plants to micro-organisms. Genetically engineered ... after genetic engineering use Cauliflower Mosaic Virus (CaMV) genes as switches to turn on the foreign genes that have been introduced into the crops, to make them patentable and ready for ...
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IISG - Aquaculture Projects
Such an approach can be employed ... for their ability to overexpress a foreign gene or alternatively, they may be selected for the presence of a specific mutation that inactivates an endogenous gene. When the selected cells are ...
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Biotechnology
GE. Geneticists cannot predict what disturbance will be caused by the introduction of a foreign gene into an organism. The inaccuracy of techniques for adding genes means that the ... recall or contain. This pollution will spread, replicate and recombine creating totally unpredictable effects. Foreign gene sequences will inevitably pass into conventional crops and populations of wild relatives of crop ...
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CBCN Newsletter Vol. 2. No. 2.
DNA techniques, clearly makes use of genetic resources. A geneticist adding a foreign gene to a plant to make it resistant to a disease is clearly using genetic resources ...
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This includes the possibility that the gene may cause unpredictable appearance of poisonous or harmful substances. So while some scientists spent ... ways. This makes it completely impossible to foresee the effects of the insertion of a foreign gene into an organism. Undue intervention from corporte and political interets So at the time that ...
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Is our knowledge sufficient for safe use biotechnology?
There may occur complications that are impossible even to imagine today. It ... natural barriers against intrusion of foreign genes are technically sophisticated. However they are not reliable, as the organisms can sometimes overcome them or move the inserted gene to another location, which ...
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Next, the engineers have to make sure the gene actually got in: Only about one in 10,000 attempts to introduce foreign genes actually works. Therefore, attached to the foreign gene is another gene ... sure the gene actually gets used: The organism that received the foreign gene may ignore the gene. Therefore, a “promoter” is included with the gene to make sure the gene becomes active. ...
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Bt cotton
The Bt gene was isolated and transferred from a bacterium bacillus thurigiensis to American cotton. The American ... crossed with Indian cotton to introduce the gene into native varieties. The Bt cotton variety contains a foreign gene obtained from bacillus thuringiensis. This bacterial gene, introduced genetically into the cotton seeds, ...
www.edugreen.teri.res.in


GeneWatch UK - Food Safety - An overview of the food safety concerns surrounding GM foods
There is plenty of potential for unexpected outcomes if normal genes are disrupted or the foreign gene does not function properly. These ... GM process is inefficient and only a small number of cells incorporate the foreign genes. Therefore, an antibiotic resistance gene is included and, if the genetic modification is successful, the plant ...
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GM Probiotic Bacteria in Gene Therapy
This allows the human gene to be ...
www.i-sis.org.uk




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