The Release of Genetically-Engineered Microorganisms
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The Release of Genetically-Engineered Microorganisms by M. Sussman

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages328
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Open LibraryOL7329174M
ISBN 100126775214
ISBN 109780126775211

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THE RELEASE OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ORGANISMS 57 Genetically engineered organisms undergo initial testing in isolated growth chambers such as the one shown here. But growth chambers cannot re-create the full complexity of a natural ecosystem, and at some point small-scale field testing becomes necessary. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. International Conference on the Release of Genetically-engineered Micro-organisms (1st: Cardiff, Wales). Release of genetically-engineered micro-organisms. London ; San Diego: Academic Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Max Sussman; Society for Applied. The Release of Genetically Modified Microorganisms—REGEM 2. Editors: Stewart-Tull, Duncan E.S., Sussman, Max (Eds.) Free Preview. Buy this book eB08 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN ; Digitally watermarked, DRM-free Brand: Springer US.

This chapter provides an overview of the risk assessment of horizontal genetic-transfer because of release of genetically-engineered microorganisms in the environment. Genetically-engineered microorganisms (GEMs) have been applied for more than one decade in research laboratories. Since a few years, they are also employed for industrial purposes. In these, small and large scale applications, Author: W.P.M. Hoekstra.   Genetically engineered micro-organisms (GEM) at present are the subject of much public attention. They are being considered for biological control, frost protection of plants, and other applications. There is a need to test such organisms before release to the environment. Examples of GEM includePseudomonas fluorescens into which have been cloned δ-toxin genes ofBacillus Cited by: 4. The purpose of this book is to investigate the suitability and applicability of available methods for analyzing the human and ecological risks involved in the release of genetically-modified microorganisms. Main topics include: risk analysis and assessment; approach to safety assurance; -.   The authors address the various techniques and approaches used in biological control, including state-of-the-art reports and economic and risk analyses. The book will be of interest to researchers and postgraduate students in academia and industry in biotechnology, agriculture, forestry and environmental sciences.1/5(1).

Abstract. Many concerns have been expressed about the possible hazards resulting from the release into natural environments of genetically engineered microorganisms (GEMs) derived from recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology (7, 15, 42).Cited by: 9. In addition, technologies for the modifying gene expression and gene products for specific traits of agronomic interest in genetically engineered rhizosphere bacteria are covered. Author Bios Fergal O'Gara is the author of Molecular Ecology of Rhizosphere Microorganisms: Biotechnology and the Release of GMOs, published by Wiley. The development of genetic engineering has given us the substantial knowledge of molecular biology and biochemistry has also led to the development of efficient techniques to monitor the fate of genetically engineered microorganisms (GEMs) upon release into the by: 2. Genetically Engineered Foods, Volume 6 in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, is a solid reference for researchers and professionals needing information on genetically engineered foods in human and animal diets. The volume discusses awareness, benefits vs. disadvantages, regulations and techniques used to obtain, test and detect genetically modified plants and animals.