Genetic Engineering of Foods to Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer

  • Vic C. Knauf
  • Daniel Facciotti
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 369)


That good nutrition promotes good health is obvious. More recently, with some visibility in the popular press, the role of bad nutrition and poor diet habits has been linked to increased chances of heart disease and cancer. Despite general acceptance of the theory, practice in the form of the American diet falls short of implementing these simple principles.


Transgenic Plant Erucic Acid Acyl Carrier Protein Transgenic Cotton Canola Plant 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vic C. Knauf
    • 1
  • Daniel Facciotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Calgene, Inc.DavisUSA

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