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Abstract

Article 2 of the European Directive 2011/18/EC defines a genetically modified organism (GMO) a san organism in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occuirr naturally by inserting DNA fragments from one organism's gene into the chromosomes of another, changing its genetic expression. In the field of animal and plants biotechnology there are different application areas of genetic engineering such as improving the quantity and quality of argicultural production, pharmaceutical production in more sustainable ways or applications in environmental field.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)213-219
Number of pages7
JournalProgress in Nutrition
Volume15
Publication statusPublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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