5: Activates and creates viruses The Cauliflower Mosaic Virus (CaMV), used in almost all GM foods, can activate sleeping viruses.
What does CAMV stand for?
CAMV stands for Cauliflower Mosaic Virus
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- Colorado Association of Municipal Utilities (Colorado Springs, CO)
- Communication Audio Management Unit (Racal)
- Concurrent Assembly Mock-Up
- Corrective Action Management Unit
- Calgary Agile Methods Users Group
- Canton Alliance Massillon Users Group (est. 1983)
- Computer Applications for Manufacturing User Society
- Cost Allocation Manual Uniformity Team
- Chamber Alliance of the Mohawk Valley (New York)
- Conservative Alliance Matanitu Vanua (Fiji political party)
- Central American and Mexican Video Archives
- Coordination des Associations Mondiales de Villes et Autorités Locales (World Associations of Cities and Local Authorities Coordination, aka: WACLAC)
- Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Program
- Capital Area Michigan Works (workforce development services)
- Committee on the Ancient Mediterranean World (est. 1975)
- Computers and Mathematics With Applications (journal)
- Centre for Applied Modelling in Water Engineering (University of Adelaide; South Australia)
- the Classical Association of the Middle West and South
Samples in periodicals archive:
From "golden rice" to the cauliflower mosaic virus, Pringle puts the sticky politics, corporate control, and potential hazards and benefits of GE foods under the microscope, helping readers become better-informed consumers.
An aggressive promoter from a virus is often used to boost the expression of the transgene--in animal and human cells from the cytomegalovirus that infects mammalian cells, and in plants the 35S promoter from the cauliflower mosaic virus (GaMY) that infects Cruciferae plants.
One such tool, the bit of cauliflower mosaic virus that was also detected in the government study, showed up in five of seven samples.
The cauliflower mosaic virus is a potentially dangerous gene, Cummings added.
A total of 1,876 seedlings were collected, and evidence of contamination was found at 95% of the sites, when screened for the cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV) 355 promoter.
Cauliflower mosaic virus is universally used as a 'promoter' which amplifies gene activity.
Some constructs such as those with the Cauliflower Mosaic Virus (CaMV) 35S promoter are extra unstable on account of the presence of recombination hotspots.