Comparing plant breeding and molecular techniques on DNA level

Websites and publications:

  • The effect of Plant Breeding on DNA level, how different is it from genetic engineering (University of Georgia, USA)
  • GM plants compared to the baseline; a whole genome sequencing approach (COGEM, Netherlands)
  • Anderson JE,J-M Michno,TJY Kono,AO Stec,BW Campbell,SJ Curtin, RM Stupar.  2016.Genomic variation and DNA repair associated with soybean transgenesis: a comparison to cultivars and mutagenized plants. BMC Biotechnology 16:41
  • Weber N, C Halpin, LC Hannah, JM Jez, J Kough & W Parrott. 2012. Crop genome plasticity and its relevance to food and feed safety of genetically engineered breeding stacks. Plant Physiol. 160: 1842-1853.
  • Schnell J, M Steele, J Bean, M Neuspiel, C Girard, N Dormann, C Pearson, A Savoie, L Bourbonnière & P Macdonald. 2015.  A comparative analysis of insertional effects in genetically engineered plants:  consideration for pre-market assessments. Transgenic Res. 24:1-17.

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