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Animal nutrition with transgenic plants / edited by Gerhard Flachowsky, Senior Visiting Scientist, Institute of Animal Nutrition, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute (FLI), Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Braunschweig, Germany.

Flachowsky, G., (editor.). C.A.B. International, (issuing body.).
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Subject: Food animals > Nutrition.
Food animals > Feeding and feeds > Risk assessment.
Transgenic plants > Risk assessment.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 234 pages) : illustrations, charts.
  • Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction and background : challenges and limitations of GM-plants for animal nutrition / Gerhard Flachowsky -- Fundamentals of plant biotechnology / Marc de Loose and Ann Depicker -- Guidance documents for nutritional and safety assessment of feeds from GM plants (GMP) / Yi Liu, Anna Christodoulidou, Antonio Fernandes Dumont, Andrea Germini, and Claudia Paoletti -- Compositional analysis for nutritional and safety assessment of feeds from GM plants / Gijs Kleter and Easter Kok -- Types of feeding studies for nutritional and safety assessment of feeds from GM plants / Gerhard Flachowsky -- Feeding studies with First-generation GM plants(input traits) with food-producing animals / Gerhard Flachowsky -- Feeding studies with second-generation GM-plants (output traits) with food-producing animals / Gerhard Flachowsky -- Long-term and multigenerational animal feeding studies / Agnes E. Ricroch, Aude Berheim, Chelsea Snell, Gérard Pascal, Alain Paris, and Marcel Kuntz -- The fate of transgenic DNA and newly expressed proteins / Ralf Einspanier -- Influence of feeds from GM plants on composition/quality of food of animal origin / Gerhard Flachowsky -- Feed additives produced by GM microorganism (GMMs) / Atte von Wright -- The pipeline of GM crops for improved animal feed : challenges for commercial use / Pascal Tillie, Koen Dillen, and Emilio Rodríguez-Cerezo -- Cultivation and developments in the field of GM plants in Asia / Jie Wen and Ranran Liu -- Socioeconomic aspects of growing GM crops / Matin Qaim -- Public acceptance of GM plants / Joachim Scholderer and Wim Verbecke.
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Abstract: This book contains 15 chapters that discuss the use of transgenic plants as animal feeds. Topics include the limitations of transgenic plants for animal nutrition; fundamentals of plant biotechnology; nutritional, safety and compositional assessment of feeds from transgenic plants; feeding studies using transgenic plants; the fate of transgenic DNA and expressed proteins; the effect of feeds from transgenic plants on the composition and quality of animal products; feed additives from transgenic microorganisms; socioeconomics and public acceptance of transgenic plants.
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Source of Description Note: Title from PDF title page (viewed February 10, 2014).
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