QWhat genes are in genetically modified Tomatoes.
Question submitted By: GMOgirlWhat genes are in genetically modified Tomatoes.
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Posted on June 28, 2017
Response from: Ruth MacDonald, Professor and Chair, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University • on September 6, 2017
Monosodium glutamate is mainly produced by a fermentation process with sugar as a starting material. It is not GMO. Plants that have been genetically modified do not contain any animal residue or byproducts.
So whats a genetic engineer always do?did they just sit inside the lab all day doing research everyday?
Posted on August 5, 2017
Response from: Dr. Larry Gilbertson, Ph.D, Genomics Strategy Lead, Monsanto Company • on August 31, 2017
I’m a genetic engineer. I’ve spent 30 years participating as a member of teams of genetic engineers, and I love your question. Most of us do indeed spend a lot of time inside the lab, but we’re not always sitting. Sometimes we dance! Genetic engineering starts with an idea for a way to solve a problem, so I guess it starts with an understanding of the problems. In agriculture, for example, that means spending time to understand what’s happening on farms and... Read More
Posted on June 22, 2017
Response from: Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com • on August 28, 2017
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