A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Napier, J. A. and Sayanova, O. V. 2020. Nutritional enhancement in plants – green and greener. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 61, pp. 122-127.
|Authors||Napier, J. A. and Sayanova, O. V.|
The global challenges of ensuring sufficient safe and nutritious food for all are enshrined within the Sustainable Development Goals. As our planet’s population continues to grow, and as the impacts of climate change and environmental pollution become more visible to all, new solutions continue to be sought as to how best address these. Transgenic crops specifically focussed on delivering health-beneficial compounds will likely play a role in this, and this review will consider several areas where good progress has been made. In particular, the transition from basic research to commercial product is a journey that more and more projects are embarking on, hopefully leading to the fulfilment of earlier promises as to the potential of genetically modified (GM) plants to deliver improved human nutrition.
|Year of Publication||2020|
|Journal||Current Opinion in Biotechnology|
|Journal citation||61, pp. 122-127|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copbio.2019.12.010|
|Open access||Published as bronze (free) open access|
|Funder||Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council|
|Funder project or code||Designing Seeds for Nutrition and Health (DS)|
|TPM - Tailoring Plant Metabolism - Work package 1 (WP1) - High value lipids for health and industry|
|Online||03 Jan 2020|
|Publisher||Current Biology Ltd|
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