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Allergy Risk Assessment for Newly Expressed Proteins (NEPs) in Genetically Modified (GM) Plants


Based on experience and scientific advancements over the past two decades, a revised approach for the assessment of the allergenic potential of newly expressed proteins (NEPs) in genetically modified (GM) plants is warranted.

Scott McClaina,∗, Rod A. Hermanb,∗∗, Emir Islamovicc,∗∗, Rakesh Ranjanc,∗∗, Andre Silvanovichd,∗∗, Ping Songb,∗∗, Laurie Goodwine,1

aSyngenta, Crop Protection, LLC., Research Triangle Park, NC bCorteva Agriscience TM, Johnston, IA
cBASF Corporation, Research Triangle Park, NC dBayer, Crop Science Division, Chesterfield, MO eCropLife International, Washington, DC