How round up ready soybean made?
Submitted by: Carlo Dalwampo
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Friday, 04/05/2018 12:03
Keith Reding, Biotech Regulatory Policy Lead at Monsanto, explains how Roundup Ready was developed in a similar question that was asked.
“Roundup Ready sugar beets H7-1 was developed by first making a piece of DNA, called an expression cassette, that contains the cp4 epsps gene for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate, which is the active ingredient in Roundup agricultural herbicides. Using genetic-engineering techniques, that expression cassette is spliced into a plasmid and transformed into Agrobacterium…”
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