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Field Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms (GEM)

  1. Steven Ripp,
  2. Gary S. Sayler

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env007

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Ripp, S. and Sayler, G. S. 2003. Field Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms (GEM). Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • The Necessity for Field Release Trials

  • Barriers to Field Release Studies

  • Reducing Risks During Field Release Trials

Keywords:

  • environmental release of microorganisms;
  • genetically engineered microorganisms (GEMs);
  • polymerase chain reaction (PCR);
  • risk assessment