High Risk Category: Microbes and Microbial Products

Enzymes & Microorganisms

The modern age of GMOs can be traced back to the first transgenic modification of E.coli bacteria in the early 1970s[note] Melo, EO, AM Canavessi, MM Franco, and R. Rumpf. "Animal Transgenesis: State of the Art and Applications." National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. [/note]. The application of these methods has expanded into agriculture and food manufacturing, but the modification of microorganisms continues to be the leading edge of develo... Read more