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Main Title Evaluation of Methods for Detecting Ecological Effects from Genetically Engineered Microorganisms and Microbial Pest Control Agents in Terrestrial Systems.
Author Seidler, R. J. ;
CORP Author Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR.
Publisher 1992
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600/J-93/492;
Stock Number PB94-130044
Additional Subjects Biotechnology ; Genetic engineering ; Ecology ; Clinical protocols ; Technology assessment ; Risk ; Terrestrial ecosystems ; Environmental tests ; Bacteria ; Streptomyces ; Soil microbiology ; Reprints ; Environmental releases
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB94-130044 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 05/14/1994
Collation 32p
The report summarizes and evaluates research from several laboratories that deals with the detection of ecological effects induced through exposure of microbes or plants to genetically engineered microorganisms (GEMs) and microbial pest control agents (MPCAs). The development of methodologies to measure effects from GEMs is an intellectual and a practical challenge. Nevertheless, some 27 potential endpoints for measuring effects have been studied. Perturbations induced by GEMs have been detected in about one-half of these endpoints. Detectable effects have been recorded for over half of the 16 species of bacteria and fungi studied.