CRISPR genome editing in crops - are there health risks?

Last updated 23rd Apr 2017 4 followers
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A pinboard by Javier Galdon-Armero

I am a PhD student working on tomato development at the John Innes Centre (Norwich, UK).

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Concerned about new CRISPR-edited crop varieties? Learn more about their safety and benefits!

New crop varieties generated by CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing (GE) have become a trend in modern agriculture, allowing the generation of a desired trait in a quick and targeted fashion. This technique...