African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12294

Full Length Research Paper

Addressing the issue of horizontal gene transfer from a diet containing genetically modified components into rat tissues

Hanaa A. S. Oraby*
  • Hanaa A. S. Oraby*
  • Cell Biology Department, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Division, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
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Mahrousa M. H. Kandil
  • Mahrousa M. H. Kandil
  • Cell Biology Department, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Division, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
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Amal A. M. Hassan
  • Amal A. M. Hassan
  • Cell Biology Department, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Division, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
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Hayam A. Al-Sharawi
  • Hayam A. Al-Sharawi
  • Cell Biology Department, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Division, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.
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  •  Received: 03 August 2014
  •  Accepted: 13 November 2014
  •  Published: 26 November 2014

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