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

  by Deborah B. Whitman  


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  1. A tobacco plasma membrane calmodulin-binding transporter confers Ni super(2+) tolerance and Pb super(2+) hypersensitivity in transgenic plants
    Plant Journal [Plant J.], vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 171-182, Oct 1999

  2. Phytoremediation of methylmercury pollution: merB expression in Arabidopsis thaliana confers resistance to organomercurials
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA [Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA], vol. 96, no. 12, pp. 6808-6813, 8 Jun 1999

  3. Overexpression of Glutathione Synthetase in Indian Mustard Enhances Cadmium Accumulation and Tolerance
    Plant Physiology [Plant Physiol.], vol. 119, no. 1, pp. 73-80, Jan 1999

  4. Arboreal alchemy
    Nature Biotechnology [Nat. Biotechnol.], vol. 16, no. 10, p.905, Oct 1998

  5. Development of transgenic yellow poplar for mercury phytoremediation
    Nature Biotechnology [Nat. Biotechnol.], vol. 16, no. 10, pp. 925-928, Oct 1998

  6. Phytoremediation of mercury- and methylmercury-polluted soils using genetically engineered plants
    Journal of Soil Contamination [J. Soil Contam.], vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 497-509, Jul 1998

  7. Phytoremediation of soil metals
    Current Opinion in Biotechnology [CURR. OPIN. BIOTECHNOL.], vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 279-284, Jun 1997

  8. Mercuric ion reduction and resistance in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana plants expressing a modified bacterial merA gene
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA [PROC. NATL. ACAD. SCI. USA], vol. 93, no. 8, pp. 3182-3187, 1996