Tag Archives: transgenic plants

Plant biosensor systems

Abstract The invention provides a system for monitoring the bio-availability and or toxicity of contaminants in the environment. The system includes plant biosensors that indicate the presence of contaminants, such as, for example, volatile organics or heavy metals, using an in situ monitoring approach. The plant biosensors are genetically engineered to exhibit a change in [...]

Testing for genetically modified organisms (GMOs): Past, present and future perspectives

Abstract This paper presents an overview of GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) testing methodologies and how these have evolved and may evolve in the next decade. Challenges and limitations for the application of the test methods as well as to the interpretation of results produced with the methods are highlighted and discussed, under consideration of various [...]