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English Archive: 2016

(Selected articles from Bio Journal in English)


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  • Prospectus of Citizens' Biotechnology Information Center


  • From Bio Journal - December 2016
    Domestic measures finalized for ratification of supplementary protocol


  • From Bio Journal - November 2016
    Situation in Consumer Affairs Agency's review of GM food labelling system
    Safety review of illegal GM food additive used by Cargill begins


  • From Bio Journal - October 2016
    Origin of Argentinian GM wheat contamination in Australia?
    Vegetable oil with unapproved food additive on the market
    State of GMO pollution at Nara institute of Science and Technology made clear
    Japanese pufferfish shows speedy growth through genome editing (NHK 2016/9/9)
    First meeting of the Japanese Society for Genome Editing


  • From Bio Journal - September 2016
    RIKEN and others develop GM potato using RNA interference technology (RIKEN 2016/7/26)
    GM silkworm pilot plant to begin operation (Nikkei Biotech 2016/7/27)


  • From Bio Journal - August 2016
    GM papaya commingled with Australian cream cheese
    Kumamoto University and Nara Medical University release GM microbes
    Food Safety Commission concludes that BSE resting is no longer necessary


  • From Bio Journal - July 2016
    Hokkaido pharmaceutical factory violates Cartagena Act
    Japanese cedar pollen allergy symptom-alleviating rice to be provided to private sector


  • From Bio Journal - June 2016
    Mass spread of GM plants at Nara Institute of Science and Technology
    Japan also gives approval for manipulation of fertilized ova genes
    Approval for clinical studies on xenotransplantation


  • From Bio Journal - May 2016
    GM Pollution: Post-experiment GM petunia seeds commingled with wild strains
    A renewed MAFF research organization and establishment of a new genome technology development center


  • From Bio Journal - April 2016
    Ministry of the Environment releases a draft of its revised Cartagena Law
    GMO-free zone national exchange conference held in Sendai


  • From Bio Journal - March 2016
    GM feed additives approved by MAFF
    Development of a method for direct introduction of genes into plant seeds
    An epigenome edited potato that is not a GMO


  • From Bio Journal - February 2016
    New GM rice varieties in Japan
    Epigenome edited potato


  • From Bio Journal - January 2016
    Trend: Gene commercialization "genome cohort studies" begin in earnest
    Gene/Genome editing







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