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Genetically modified organisms in food : production, safety, regulation and public health / Ronald Ross Watson, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Health Promotion Sciences Division, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA ; Victor R. Preedy, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King's College London, London, UK.

Author/Creator:
Watson, Ronald R. (Ronald Ross), author.
Publication:
London, UK : Elsevier Science, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (517 p.)
Subjects:
Genetically modified foods.
Genetically modified foods -- Social aspects.
Genetically modified foods -- Risk assessment.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Front Cover; Genetically Modified Organisms in Food; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; SECTION I: DEVELOPMENT, TESTING AND SAFETY OF PLANT AND ANIMAL GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS AS FOODS; SECTION II: SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXT OF GMO FOODS; SECTION III: GOVERNMENT REGULATION AND LITIGATION FOR GMO FOODS; SECTION IV: ROLE OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS IN INCREASING THE FOOD SUPPLY IN THE DEVELOPING AND DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; SECTION V: POTENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS, ACCEPTANCE AND RISKS DUE TO INCORPORATION OF NOVEL PLANT GENE PRODUCTS INTO THE FOOD SUPPL...
SECTION VI: SAFETY OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS FOR HUMANS AND ANIMALSSECTION VII: DEMAND AND USES OF NON-GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS, AND GMO'S FOR HUMANS AND ANIMALS; Acknowledgments; Section I - Development, Testingand Safety of Plant and Animal GMO foods; Chapter 1 - Soybean as a Food Source: Comparative Studies Focusing on Transgenic and Nontransgenic Soybean; INTRODUCTION; SOME COMMENTS ABOUT TRANSGENIC SOYBEANS; COMPARATIVE STUDIES INVOLVING TRANSGENIC AND NONTRANSGENIC SOYBEAN SEEDS OR PLANTS; TRENDS; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES
Chapter 2 - Genetically Modified Crops: Biosafety Regulations and Detection StrategiesINTRODUCTION; BIOSAFETY MEASUREMENT; LABELING ISSUES; BT GENE AND STACKED TRAITS; DETECTION STRATEGIES; PCR AND REAL-TIME PCR; BIOSENSORS; PROTEIN-BASED DETECTION; IMMUNOASSAYS; IMMUNOSTRIP; IMMUNO-PCR; FUTURE PROSPECTS; REFERENCES; WEBSITE REFERENCES; Chapter 3 - Genetically Modified Food Animals: An Overview; INTRODUCTION; GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS; APPLICATIONS OF TRANSGENIC ANIMALS; CONCERNS; FUTURE DIRECTIONS; REFERENCES
Chapter 4 - Genetically Modified Aubergine (Also Called Brinjal or Solanum melongena)GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF BRINJAL; BIOCHEMICAL AND NUTRITIONAL PROPERTIES; INSECT PESTS OF BRINJAL; DEVELOPMENT OF INSECT-RESISTANT BT-BRINJAL; FRUIT AND SHOOT BORER MANAGEMENT IN BT-BRINJAL; FUNGAL-RESISTANT DM-AMP1-AUBERGINE PLANTS; DETECTION OF BT-BRINJAL; CURRENT REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OF INDIA FOR RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNOLOGY; FOOD SAFETY ASSESSMENT OF BT-BRINJAL; ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF BT-BRINJAL; COMMERCIALIZATION OF BT-BRINJAL; REFERENCES
Chapter 5 - Nutritional Assessment of Genetically Modified Crops Using Animal ModelsCROP COMPOSITION, NUTRITIONAL CONTEXT, AND THE SUITABILITY OF ANIMAL STUDIES; HISTORY OF ANIMAL STUDIES FOR NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS; REGULATORY ASSESSMENTS; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 6 - Noncoding RNA-Based Genetically Modified Crops: Concepts and Challenges; INTRODUCTION; VARIOUS NCRNA-BASED SILENCING PLATFORMS; APPREHENSIONS OF NONCODING RNA-BASED GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS; PERSISTENCE OF NCRNAS; PREDICTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT; IMPACT ON PLANT PROTECTION MEASURES
FOOD AND FEED SAFETY
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 3, 2015).
Contributor:
Preedy, Victor R., author.
ISBN:
0-12-802530-1
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