Search for dissertations about: "Genetically modified"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 swedish dissertations containing the words Genetically modified.

  1. 1. Non-target Effects of Genetically Modified Trees

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Patrik Blomberg; Anders Wennström; Jan Stenlid; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Genetically modified; GM trees; secondary metabolism; phytochemistry; Populus; transgenic; non-target effects; natural enemies; plant-pathogen herbivore interaction; environmental effects; parasitic fungi; herbivorous insect; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Terrestrial ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Terrestisk ekologi;

    Abstract : To date, few studies have focused on the effects of genetically modified trees (GM trees) on the environment. One concern with GM trees is that they may have unanticipated effects on non-target organisms, i.e. effects on organisms that are not direct targets of the genetically modified trait. READ MORE

  2. 2. Consumer Perception of Organic and Genetically Modified Foods Health and Environmental Considerations

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Magnusson; Per-Olow Sjödén; Ulla-Kaisa Koivisto Hursti; Liisa Lähteenmäki; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caring sciences; consumer perceptions; organic foods; genetically modified foods; food choice; health; environmental concern; Vårdvetenskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim was to study consumer attitudes to and perceptions of organic and genetically modified (GM) foods and factors influencing the purchase/non purchase of these two types of foods. Data were collected by two questionnaire surveys (random nation-wide samples of 2000 consumers, response rate 58% and 39% respectively) and one interview study (n=40). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Multiple Faces of Genetically-Modified T Cells Potential Applications in Therapy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Victoria Hillerdal; Magnus Essand; Johanna Olweus; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cancer immunotherapy; genetically engineered T cells; chimeric antigen receptor; T cell receptor; antigen-specific T cells; immunotherapy; Immunologi; Immunology; Klinisk immunologi; Clinical Immunology;

    Abstract : In this PhD thesis the potential of T-cells as therapy for disease are explored. The applications of genetically modified T-cells for treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease; the functionality and optimal activation of T-cells are discussed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing complex environmental risks for sustainable development : policies for hazardous chemicals and genetically modified organisms

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University

    Author : Mikael Karlsson; [2005]

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  5. 5. Production of L-arginine by genetically modified Escherichia coli

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Mireille Ginesy; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Biokemisk processteknik; Biochemical Process Engineering;

    Abstract : In the recent years, the demand for environmental friendly produced L-arginine has risen with the increasing number of applications for this amino acid in pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, animal feed and fertilizers. Members of the Corynebacteriaceae family are usually used for microbial L-arginine production. READ MORE