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Title Food safety of proteins in agricultural biotechnology / edited by Bruce G. Hammond
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (299 pages) : illustrations
Series Food science and technology ; 172
Food science and technology (Taylor & Francis) ; 172
Contents Protein structure and function in plants and animals -- The mode of action of bacterial protein toxins: the role of conformational changes in the life cycle of a protein toxin -- Safety assessment of Bacillus thuringiensis and bt crops used in insect control -- Ecological safety assessment of insecticidal proteins introduced into biotech crops -- The safety of microbial enzymes used in food processing -- Safety assessment of biotechnology-derived therapeutic drugs -- The food safety assessment of bovine somatotropin (bst) -- Assessment of food proteins for allergenic potential -- Methods for estimating the intake of proteins in food -- Safety assessment of proteins used in crops developed through agricultural biotechnology: industry perspective -- The safety assessment of proteins introduced into crops developed through agricultural biotechnology: a consolidated approach to meet current and future needs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Agricultural biotechnology -- Risk assessment.
Bacterial proteins.
Food -- Safety measures.
Dietary Proteins -- toxicity.
Bacterial Proteins -- toxicity.
Food Contamination -- prevention & control.
Food Industry -- organization & administration.
Risk Assessment.
Form Electronic book
Author Hammond, Bruce G. (Bruce George), 1947-
ISBN 1420005731 (electronic bk.)
9781420005738 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)