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(of an organism) containing genetic material that has been artificially altered so as to produce a desired characteristic.
- ‘The organism is genetically modified and is likely to directly or indirectly enter the human food chain.’
- ‘Are they just experimenting with genetically modified wheat or are darker deeds going on behind the heavily fortified walls?’
- ‘Leaf disks are made of the target species the plant species that will be altered, genetically modified, or transformed.’
- ‘The new sprouts are not genetically modified in the sense of having artificial genes introduced from other species.’
- ‘The issue of labelling genetically modified foods is likely to come before the World Trade Organisation in the near future.’
- ‘When the soyabeans are genetically modified they can lead to a host of health problems that have now been well documented.’
- ‘It seems that genetically modified fruit and vegetables are engineered to last longer on the shelf.’
- ‘The legislation to allow the release of genetically modified organisms was passed in 1996.’
- ‘Added to this is the routine addition of antibiotic resistant genes to genetically modified plants by corporations.’
- ‘I want to allay any fears that the wheat to be donated is genetically modified.’
- ‘You've been an outspoken critic of genetically modified foods and genetic engineering.’
- ‘The use of genetically modified organisms is prohibited, but not all farms are organic.’
- ‘This is likely to be a useful tool for the characterization of genetically modified plants.’
- ‘Researchers are developing genetically modified poppies producing artificially high thebaine levels.’
- ‘The Japanese have genetically modified onions that suppress the enzyme which causes weeping.’
- ‘He is equally emphatic in his opposition to genetically modified food which he thinks is being propelled by the multinationals.’
- ‘Now that the genome is known, scientists hope to accelerate the rate of evolution creating a range of genetically modified birds.’
- ‘Whether such genetically modified vines can retain the same variety name remains to be legally tested.’
- ‘It is not impossible for organic and genetically modified agriculture to coexist.’
- ‘The test was based on genetically modified viruses that infect only the tuberculosis bacteria.’
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