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GMOs - work with genetically modified organisms

Guidelines for work with genetically modified organisms(GMOs) at MBI

Purposes
These guidelines provide procedures for working safely with GMOs and prevent the spread of genetically modified microorganisms and genetically modified animals, according to the appropriate regulations set by Norwegian authorities.

Anyone working with GMOs at MBI must read the guidelines: "Guidelines for working with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) at Department of Molecular Biology, University of Bergen".

Genetically modified organisms - GMOs - microorganisms, plants and animals whose genetic material has has been altered by the use of gene or cell technology. Includes all types of organisms and is the acronym that is most commonly used.

Genetically modified microorganisms - GMMs - Microorganisms whose genetic material has been altered using gene or cell technology .