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  1. Genetically modified potato - Wikipedia

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    Unmarketed varieties. A modified Désirée potato was developed in the 1990s by biochemist John Gatehouse at Cambridge Agricultural Genetics (later renamed Axis Genetics) and had gone through two years of field trials at Rothamsted Experimental Station. The potatoes were modified to express the Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA)...

  2. Natural GMO? Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years ...

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    May 05, 2015 · Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years Ago : Goats and Soda People have been farming — and eating — a GMO for thousands of years without knowing it. Scientists have found genes from bacteria in sweet potatoes around the world.

  3. Árpád Pusztai - Wikipedia

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    In 1995 Árpád Pusztai began research on genetically modified potatoes containing the GNA lectin gene from the snowdrop plant. His group fed rats on raw and cooked genetically modified potatoes, using Desiree Red potatoes as controls.

  4. GM Potatoes – Facts and Fictions - Home | The Ecologist

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    And when it comes to GM potatoes, Dr Ewen and Dr Pusztai’s 1999 10-day study on male rats fed GM potatoes, published in the highly respected medical journal The Lancet, showed that feeding GM potatoes to rats led to many abnormalities, including: gut lesions; damaged immune systems; less developed brains, livers,...

  5. The Science Behind GMOs | Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance

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    Sep 19, 2012 · A concise view of the effects of GMO crops on soil, plants, and animals from the Non-GMO Project. For further scientific studies, see articles listed below. Don Lotter, The Genetic Engineering of Food and the Failure of Science – Part One, International Journal of Society of Agriculture & Food, 2008

  6. The Natural GMO: Bacteria Genetically Modified Sweet Potatoes ...

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    May 08, 2015 · Researchers at the International Potato Center in Lima, Peru, embarked on a project to find the genes from bacteria found in 291 sweet potato varieties. The scientists discovered that bacteria likely served as genetic engineers themselves, up to 8,000 years ago,...

  7. What Are GMOs? | Live Science

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    In most cases, GMOs have been altered with DNA from another organism, be it a bacterium, plant, virus or animal; these organisms are sometimes referred to as "transgenic" organisms. Genetics from a spider that helps the arachnid produce silk, for example, could be inserted into the DNA of an ordinary goat.

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  8. Genetically modified potatoes are studied, criticized in ...

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    Ewen Mullins is the face of modern Ireland: Young, cosmopolitan, highly educated, he is a plant scientist whose work on a genetically modified potato inherently looks to the future. But Mullins also must think back to one of Ireland’s darkest chapters, the Great Famine of the 1840s.

  9. USDA Approves A Genetically Modified Potato With Possible ...

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    When fried, the new potatoes, called Innate potatoes, produce less of a chemical called acrylamide. Acrylamide appears in some starchy foods when they're cooked at high temperatures . It's most ...

  10. Everything A Potato Lover Needs To Know About The GM Potato

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    Mar 08, 2017 · (Image Credit: GMO Answers) The potato is the United States’ most frequently consumed vegetable, so we discussed GM potato ‘101’ with PhD student Nat Graham, a sixth year doctoral candidate ...

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