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Transgenic Plants

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By: Esra Galun, Adina Breiman and John Barton

376 pages, Col photos, b/w/col illus, figs.

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | Oct 1997 | #72515 | ISBN: 1860940625
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Reviews the available methodologies and covers plants developed for crop improvement and those originated for commercial reasons. Information is provided on the regulation of the expression of alien genes in specific organs and in response to defined conditions. An Appendix by John Barton deals with intellectual property and commercialisation issues.


The concept - integration and expression of alien genes in transgenic plants; transformation approaches; tools for genetic transformation; regulation of heterologous gene expression; crop improvement; manufacture of valuable products; benefits and risks of producing transgenic plants. Appendix: intellectual property and regulatory requirements affecting the commercialization of transgenic plants.

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