Transgenic salmon: a final leap to the grocery shelf?

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Nature Biotechnology
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29,
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706–710
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doi:10.1038/nbt.1938
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Despite being caught up in regulatory proceedings for 15 years or more, AquAdvantage salmon, the first animal genetically engineered (GE) for food purposes, continues to raise concerns. Are any of these concerns scientifically justified?

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  1. Alison L. Van Eenennaam is at the University of California, Davis, Department of Animal Science, Davis, California, USA

  2. William M. Muir is at Purdue University, Department of Animal Sciences, W. Lafayette, Indiana, USA

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