Scared of GMO and GM food

 Detecting Genetically Modified Organisms with Microarrays

Is Genetically modified Food a health Hazard ? according to many it seems so. European union has always taken a stringent rules against GM food. A microarray was developed for detecting the presence of Genetically modified organisms some time back a pdf of the article can be downlaoded from http://www.springerlink.com/index/C888146870511P6U.pdf

For example U-Vision Biotech offers a DNA microarray based GMO detection system for detecting

  • Brassica napus

  • Zea mays L.

  • Gossypium hirsutum L.

  • Linum usitatissimum L.

  • Carica papaya L.

  • Solanum tuberosum L.

  • Oryza sativa

  • Glycine max L.

  • Cucurbita pepo

  • Beta vulgaris

  • Lycopersicon esculentum

  • Triticum aestivum

similar products are also offered by Eppendorf   through its dual chip GMO  kit allowing the detection of the EU-approved genetically modified organisms (GMOs) by identifying their genetic elements

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One Response

  1. Hi Jim. Photos i received. Thanks

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