TITLE

The genetically modified foods debate: demystifying the controversy through analytical chemistry

AUTHOR(S)
Daunert, Sylvia; Deo, Sapna; Morin, Xenia; Roda, Aldo
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Oct2008, Vol. 392 Issue 3, p327
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors stresses the role of analytical chemists in the genetically modified (GM) foods debate. According to them, the advent of biotechnology allowed genetic modification and selective breeding to become more precise genetic manipulation, and much controversy has followed this species modification and subsequent creation of GM foods. The authors emphasize the need for adapting current analytical methods and designing new ones capable of cost-effective detection of transgenic DNA.
ACCESSION #
34178696

 

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