TITLE

Dead bacteria give life to 'friendly' pesticide

AUTHOR(S)
Chatterjee, Pratap
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/10/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1781, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that biotechnology company Mycogen Corp. has become the first company to get the approval of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the release of a genetically engineered pesticide by packing a toxin into dead bacteria. Use of a patented recombinant DNA technique called Cellcap; Opposition from environmentalists; Choice of the bacterial capsule.
ACCESSION #
10552491

 

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