Acquisition of Cry1Ac Protein by Non-Target Arthropods in Bt Soybean Fields

@inproceedings{Yu2014AcquisitionOC,
  title={Acquisition of Cry1Ac Protein by Non-Target Arthropods in Bt Soybean Fields},
  author={Huilin Yu and J{\"o}rg Romeis and Yunhe Li and Xiangju Li and Kongming Wu},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Soybean tissue and arthropods were collected in Bt soybean fields in China at different times during the growing season to investigate the exposure of arthropods to the plant-produced Cry1Ac toxin and the transmission of the toxin within the food web. Samples from 52 arthropod species/taxa belonging to 42 families in 10 orders were analysed for their Cry1Ac content using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Among the 22 species/taxa for which three samples were analysed, toxin… CONTINUE READING
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