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English Archive: 2009

(Selected articles from Bio Journal in English)


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  • Prospectus of Citizens' Biotechnology Information Center


  • From Bio Journal - December 2009
    Written explanation necessary for the production of reproductive cells from pluripotent cells
    Verdict in the ES cell paper fabrication case (Yonhap News 2009/10/26)
    Sales of the blue rose begin

  • From Bio Journal - November 2009
    GM flavourings to appear soon
    Demands dismissed in Joetsu GM rice trial
    Now a blue chrysanthemum (Japan Agricultural Newspaper 2009/09/15)
    Spilled GM canola volunteers increase year by year
    GMO crop approvals for October 2009
    Closeup: Impurities produced by GM technology

  • From Bio Journal - October 2009
    MAFF requests voluntary restraint of distribution of cloned livestock food products
    MEXT working group hears report on current state of production of mouse reproductive cells
    Organ transplant clone GM pig born in ROK (The Korea Times 2009/08/11)

  • From Bio Journal - September 2009
    GM papaya to be approved
    Manufacture of reproductive cells from pluripotent cells to be considered after 7-month hiatus
    Current state of cloned livestock

  • From Bio Journal - August 2009
    Blood abnormalities in gene therapy at Kyushu University
    Closeup: Food Safety Commission re-assesses cloned livestock food products as safe

  • From Bio Journal - July 2009
    High tryptophan accumulating GM rice to go to trials (National Institute of Crop Science 2009/05/20)
    Somatic cell clone livestock food deliberations repeated (Sankei Shinbun 2009/05/27 and others)
    MEXT submits revised draft of human ES cell guidelines
    GM crop approvals for June 2009

  • From Bio Journal - June 2009
    Aya Town adds ban on GM crops to ordinance
    MHLW approves two new gene therapy treatments
    MAFF fails to alter the GM crop cultivation guidelines
    GM crop approvals for April 2009

  • From Bio Journal - May 2009
    Closeup: The state approves the production of reproductive cells from pluripotent cells

  • From Bio Journal - April 2009
    80% of consumers reject GM soy foods (Japan Agricultural Newspaper 2009/02/25)
    Development of the pollen allergy alleviating GM rice to be shelved (Asahi Shimbun 2009/02/28)
    Investigative committee evaluates somatic dell cloned livestock as safe to eat
    GM crop approvals for March 2009

  • From Bio Journal - March 2009
    Codex Committee to restart discussion of GM food labelling
    The Japan Society for Reproductive Regeneration appeals for approval for production of fertilized ova from reproductive cells produced from pluripotent cells
    Report approving production of human embryo finalised
    Closeup: Hokkaido cross-fertilization trials: distance and nets do not prevent genetic pollution

  • From Bio Journal - February 2009
    Trend: Somatic cell cloned livestock approved for human food
    iPS cell research: "We lost 10-1" vs. USA last year
    Human embryo production approval for assisted repromed
    80% of consumers anxious about GM food (Japan Agricultural Newspaper 2008/12/21)
    Closeup: Monsanto and the Obama Administration
    - In the midst of the financial crisis, Monsanto gains unprecedented profits (Japan Agricultural Newspaper 2008/12/09)

  • From Bio Journal - January 2009
    Reproductive cells produced from pluripotent cells approved, but fertilization banned






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