Video: Here’s the story of the pioneering purple nutrition-enhanced genetically modified tomato—and why GMOs are the future of food – Genetic Literacy Project

Plant geneticist Cathie Martin spent years working with snapdragon genes to create a purple tomato that produces more antioxidant compounds. Soon this
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Rethinking anti-GMO sentiment: Antioxidant-filled ‘super tomatoes’ could reset public hesitation – Genetic Literacy Project

Any tomato breed can be transformed into a purple tomato. And purple tomatoes taste exactly the same as their source varietal because anthocyanines are
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Purple tomatoes? Superfood genetically engineered tomato rich in antioxidants nearing United States rollout – Genetic Literacy Project

The purple tomato was created by Cathie Martin at the John Innes Centre in the UK. In 2008, her team reported that mice whose diet was supplemented with
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GMO purple tomatoes with more antioxidants poised for spring US rollout – Genetic Literacy Project

Genetically-modified (GM) purple tomatoes with high levels of health-giving antioxidants – developed by Norwich scientists – could be available in the USA
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Tomato is first CRISPR-edited food to go on sale in the world | New Scientist

A tomato with higher levels of a nutrient linked to reduced stress can now be bought in Japan – it is the first CRISPR-edited food in the world to be launched commercially
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A tomato that requires no pesticides to grow? | Genetic Literacy Project

West Virginia University researcher Vagner Benedito believes he will be able to develop a tomato that requires little to no pesticides….“Some wild
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Video: Tired of tasteless tomatoes? A juicier, faster-growing genetically-engineered ” breed is on the horizon | Genetic Literacy Project

Scientists at the University of Oxford’s Department of Plant Sciences have discovered how the overall process of fruit ripening in tomato (including
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