The need and risks of using transgenic microalgae for the production of food, feed, chemicals and fuels

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Abstract

This chapter provides a brief overview of the targets of algal genetic modification followed by a short description of the Netherlands legislation concerning genetically modified organisms, an overview of what is already known about the risks related to production systems of (GM-) algae, and the potential risks of GM-algae for human health and the environment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiosafety and the Environmental Uses of Micro-Organisms - Conference Proceedings
Place of PublicationParis
PublisherOECD
Pages57-73
Number of pages224
ISBN (Print)9789264213562
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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    Wijffels, R. H. (2015). The need and risks of using transgenic microalgae for the production of food, feed, chemicals and fuels. In Biosafety and the Environmental Uses of Micro-Organisms - Conference Proceedings (pp. 57-73). OECD. https://doi.org/10.1787/9789264213562-en