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    • A carotenogenic mini-pathway introduced into white corn does not affect development or agronomic performance 

      Zanga, Daniela; Capell Capell, Teresa; Slafer, Gustavo A.; Christou, Paul; Savin, Roxana (Nature, 2016)
      High-carotenoid corn (Carolight®) has been developed as a vehicle to deliver pro-vitamin A in the diet and thus address vitamin A deficiency in at-risk populations in developing countries. Like any other novel crop, the ...
    • Carotenoids moderate the effectiveness of a Bt gene against the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis 

      Zanga, Daniela; Sanahuja Solsona, Georgina; Eizaguirre Altuna, Matilde; Albajes Garcia, Ramon; Christou, Paul; Capell Capell, Teresa; Fraser, Paul (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      We assessed the effectiveness of a biofortified maize line (4BtxHC) which accumulates high levels of antioxidant carotenoids that also expressed the insecticidal Cry1Ac Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) gene against the European ...
    • Freedom-to-operate analysis of a transgenic multivitamin corn variety 

      Zanga, Daniela; Capell Capell, Teresa; Zhu, Changfu; Christou, Paul; Thangaraj, Harry (John Wiley & Sons, 2016)
      In this article, we explore the intellectual property (IP) landscape relevant to the production and commercialization of Carolight™, a transgenic multivitamin corn variety created on humanitarian grounds to address ...
    • High-carotenoid maize: development of plant biotechnology prototypes for human and animal health and nutrition 

      Zhu, Changfu; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Zanga, Daniela; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume; Michelena Bárcena, Antonio; Ferrio Díaz, Juan Pedro; Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Slafer, Gustavo A.; Savin, Roxana; Albajes Garcia, Ramon; Eizaguirre Altuna, Matilde; López Alonso, Carmen; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos; Díaz Gómez, Joana; Nogareda, Carmina; Moreno Martínez, José Antonio; Angulo Asensio, Eduardo; Estany Illa, Joan; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Portero Otín, Manuel; Eritja Sánchez, Núria; Arjó Pont, Gemma; Serrano Casasola, José Carlos Enrique; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Twyman, Richard M.; Sandmann, Gerhard; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul (Springer Verlag, 2017-06-01)
      Carolight® is a transgenic maize variety that accumulates extraordinary levels of carotenoids, including those with vitamin A activity. The development of Carolight® maize involved the technical implementation of a novel ...