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Date:3/18/2008

kept separate from other channels said Nick Duck Vice President of Research for Athenix Corp. in the USA.

The principle beneath this strategy is elegant and simple according to the article. The genes of interest in these transgenic rice plants will be linked with an RNAi cassette which suppresses the expression of the rice detoxification enzyme of Bentazon, rendering the transgenic rice to be sensitive to the herbicide. Conventional rice is highly tolerant to Bentazon.

Dr. Shens lab is currently using the technology for developing transgenic rice as well as corn for expression of industrial enzymes and pharmaceutical proteins. We believe that transgenic crops are the future, and we feel much better knowing that we may release selectively terminable transgenic plants in the future to address the concern of transgene spreading, said Dr. Shen.


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Contact: Dr. Zhicheng Shen
zcshen@zju.edu.cn
Public Library of Science
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