Comparison of different extraction methods of soybean DNA from refined vegetable oils Conference Paper uri icon


  • Soybean is the most important genetically modified crop in the world, comprising almost 60% of the biotechnological planted area. The doubts raised by the use of genetically modified organisms (GMO) lead to the compulsory labelling for food products containing more than 0.9% of authorised GMO in the EU. The analysis of DNA coupled with polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has been the technique of choice to monitor the presence of GMO in food.

publication date

  • January 1, 2008