29. Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in Meat Products by PCR

  1. Fidel Toldrá Ph.D. research professor member Fellow
  1. Marta Hernández1,
  2. Alejandro Ferrando2 and
  3. David Rodríguez-Lázaro3

Published Online: 23 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780813820897.ch29

Handbook of Meat Processing

Handbook of Meat Processing

How to Cite

Hernández, M., Ferrando, A. and Rodríguez-Lázaro, D. (2010) Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in Meat Products by PCR, in Handbook of Meat Processing (ed F. Toldrá), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813820897.ch29

Editor Information

  1. Department of Food Science, Instituto de, Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos (CSIC), PO Box 73, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Instituto Tecnológico, Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyL), Ctra. Burgos km.119, Finca Zamadueñas, 47071 Valladolid, Spain

  2. 2

    Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de Valencia, Dr Moliner, 50, Burjassot, 46100 Valencia, Spain

  3. 3

    Food Safety and Technology Group, Instituto Tecnológico Agrario de Castilla y León (ITACyL), Ctra. Burgos km.119, Finca Zamadueñas, 47071 Valladolid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813821825

Online ISBN: 9780813820897

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Keywords:

  • assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in meat products by PCR;
  • genetically modified organism (GMO) - transformed using recombinant DNA technology;
  • DNA-based methodologies for GMO analysis;
  • nested PCR;
  • “sequence-specific fluorescent probes” - classified into hydrolysis and hybridization probes;
  • strategies for detection, identification and quantification of GMOs;
  • relative and absolute quantification;
  • implementation of methodologies in food and feed chains;
  • PCR-microarray for detection of five plant species and three screening sequences

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • DNA-Based Methodologies for GMO Analysis

  • Strategies for Detection, Identification, and Quantification of GMOs

  • Application of Current Methodologies to GMO Analysis

  • References