Genetic Engineering in Eukaryotes

  • Paul F. Lurquin
  • Andris Kleinhofs

Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 61)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Mary E. Case
    Pages 1-5
  3. M. R. Altherr, L. A. Quinn, C. I. Kado, R. L. Rodroguez
    Pages 33-36
  4. Axel C. Garapin, Florence Colbère-Garapin
    Pages 37-42
  5. Axel C. Garapin, Philippe Kourilsky, Florian Horodniceanu, Florence Colbère-Garapin
    Pages 43-52
  6. Raymond Reeves, Cornelia M. Gorman, Bruce H. Howardt
    Pages 73-88
  7. Lois K. Miller, David W. Miller, Michael J. Adang
    Pages 89-97
  8. R. C. Tait, T. J. Close, M. Hagiya, R. C. Lundquist, C. I. Kado
    Pages 111-123
  9. Milton P. Gordon
    Pages 133-136
  10. A. Wöstemeyer, L. Otten, H. De Greve, J. P. Hernalsteens, J. Leemans, M. Van Montagu et al.
    Pages 137-151
  11. T. O. Diener, R. A. Owens, D. E. Cress
    Pages 165-177
  12. A. Kleinhofs, J. Taylor, T. M. Kuo, D. A. Somers, R. L. Warner
    Pages 215-231
  13. I. Potrykus, R. D. Shillito, J. Jia, G. B. Lazar
    Pages 253-263
  14. R. D. Shillito, G. Lazar, J. Paszkowski, K. Shimamoto, Z. Nicola-Koukolikova, B. Hohn et al.
    Pages 265-276
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 277-282

About this book


This book includes the proceedings of a NATO Advanced Study Institute held at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington from July 26 until August 6, 1982. Although genetic engineering in eukaryotes is best developed in yeast and mammalian cells, the reader will find that some emphasis has been put on plant systems. Indeed, it was our position that the development of plant cell genetic transformation would benefit from the interactions between a comparatively smaller number of fungal and animal cell experts and a larger number of plant cell specialists representing various aspects of plant molecular genetic research. On the other hand, it is clear that the ultimate achievements of plant genetic engineering will have a tremendous ~pact on, among other things, food production without generating the problems of ethics encountered when one contempla-tes the genetic modification of human beings. Therefore, this slight bias in favor of the plant kingdom simply reflects our belief that a "second green revolution" will benefit mankind to a greater extent than any other kind of genetic engine­ ering. The keynote lecture of the Institute was delivered by Dr. John Slaughter, Director of the National Science Foundation, whom we deeply thank for his words of encouragement and commitment to the genetic manipulation of plants.


ethics food genetic engineering genetic modification yeast

Editors and affiliations

  • Paul F. Lurquin
    • 1
  • Andris Kleinhofs
    • 1
  1. 1.Washington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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