Current Trends in Determination of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

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J. Ovesnáa and K. Demnerováb

a Department of Molecular Biology, Research Institute of Plant Production, Prague, b Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague


Genetically modified organisms and the derived food and feed are subject to legal restrictions. A number of EU regulations determine GMOs which may appear on the market and their contents in food and feed. These restrictions require accurate and sensitive methods for identification and quantification of GM products by PCR. Moreover, the threat of unauthorized GMO import necessitates the search for new approaches and methods.


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