golden rice

A biotechnology-derived rice, which contains large amounts of beta carotene (a precursor of vitamin A) in its seeds. Achieved by inserting two genes from daffodil and one from the bacterium Erwinia uredovora.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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