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Genetically Modified Foods: Harmful or Helpful?
(Released April 2000)

  by Deborah B. Whitman  


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  1. Plant material containing non-naturally introduced binding protein for regulating cold and dehydration regulatory genes
    US Patent: 5929305, , 27 Jul 1999

  2. Improving plant drought, salt, and freezing tolerance by gene transfer of a single stress-inducible transcription factor
    Nature Biotechnology [Nat. Biotechnol.], vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 287-291, Mar 1999

  3. Metabolic engineering of rice leading to biosynthesis of glycinebetaine and tolerance to salt and cold
    Plant Molecular Biology [Plant Mol. Biol.], vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 1011-1019, Dec 1998

  4. Salt tolerance conferred by overexpression of a vacuolar Na super(+)/H super(+) antiport in Arabidopsis
    Science (Washington) [Science (Wash.)], vol. 285, no. 5431, pp. 1256-1258, 20 Aug 1999

  5. Abscisic Acid-Dependent and -Independent Expression of the Carrot Late-Embryogenesis-Abundant-Class Gene Dc3 in Transgenic Tobacco Seedlings
    Plant Physiology [Plant Physiol.], vol. 118, no. 4, pp. 1181-1190, Dec 1998

  6. Engineering crops for tolerance against abiotic stresses through gene manipulation
    Current Science [Curr. Sci.], vol. 75, no. 7, pp. 689-696, 10 Oct 1998

  7. Enhanced Germination under High-Salt Conditions of Seeds of Transgenic Arabidopsis with a Bacterial Gene (codA) for Choline Oxidase
    Journal of Plant Research [J. Plant Res.], vol. 111, no. 1102, pp. 357-362, Jun 1998

  8. Salinity and drought tolerance of mannitol-accumulating transgenic tobacco
    Plant, Cell & Environment [PLANT, CELL ENVIRON.], vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 609-616, May 1997

  9. Transfer of the yeast salt tolerance gene HAL1 to Cucumis melo L. cultivars and in vitro evaluation of salt tolerance
    Transgenic Research [TRANSGEN. RES.], vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 41-50, Jan 1997