Research Article: Production of a toxic metabolite in 2,4-D-resistant GM crop plants

Date Published: February 23, 2016

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Author(s): Paul F. Lurquin.

http://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-016-0387-9

Abstract

This Note questions the safety of crop plants engineered with transgenes coding for the degradation of the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) into its cytotoxic metabolite 2,4-dichlorophenol (2,4-DCP).

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http://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-016-0387-9

 

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