Why novel dsRNA molecules in GM food are of little to no concern

Written by Alexander Huszagh Recently, concerns were raised about the potential risks of dietary double stranded RNA (dsRNA) and microRNA (miRNA) molecules silencing human genes, after research by Zhang et al. showed the presence of plant miRNA in human blood plasma,…

Brazilian virus-resistant beans

Written by Lúcia de Souza A homemade, high potential benefit-driven development from the public sector Beans are an important food item, mostly in the developing world. Unfortunately, the golden mosaic virus infection is a serious constraint causing severe grain losses…

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