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Genetically Modified Multi-Nutrient Rice Offers Three Micronutrients Against Malnutrition

13:00 EDT 16 Aug 2017 | ISAAA

A group of researchers from ETH Zürich led by Navreet Bhullar and her PhD student Simrat Pal Singh have succeeded in genetically modifying a new rice variety that not only has increased levels of the micronutrients iron and zinc in the grains, but also produces beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A. The group's success was the engineering of a ge...

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