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- Ernesto Mollo; Guido Cimino; Michael T. Ghiselin
- Biological invasions 2015 v.17 no.3 pp. 941-950
- bioactive properties; biochemical compounds; chemical structure; chemists; drugs; ecological invasion; ecologists; indigenous species; invasive species; marine ecosystems; public health; Mediterranean Sea
- ... Among natural products there are molecules well known to influence the abundance and distribution of marine organisms and to play important roles in their interactions with one another. Recently, chemical ecologists have also started to consider how research on natural products might be useful in understanding marine biological invasions, assessing their impact in the invaded areas, and considerin ...
- Stephanie Showalter Otts
- Biological invasions 2014 v.16 no.6 pp. 1289-1298
- wildlife; genetically modified organisms; recombinant DNA; humans; Food and Drug Administration; biological control agents; drugs; introduced species; ribosomal DNA; plant pests; genetic engineering; fish; invasive species; hatcheries; biological control; United States
- ... This paper provides an overview of the U.S. regulatory framework governing genetic biocontrol efforts for invasive fish. Genetic biocontrol refers to the intentional release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the environment to control a target population of a non-native species. The terms “genetically modified” and “genetically engineered” are often used interchangeably, despite the sc ...