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Subburaj, S.; Zanatta, C.B.; Nunn, J.A.L.; Hoepers, A.M.; Nodari, R.O.; Agapito-Tenfen, S.Z. (2022) A DNA-Free Editing Platform for Genetic Screens in Soybean via CRISPR/Cas9 Ribonucleoprotein Delivery. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.939997


Benevenuto, R.F, Venter, H.J., Zanatta, C.B., Nodari, R.O., Agapito-Tenfen, S.Z. (2021) Unintended effects in genetically modified crops assessed by omics studies: systematic review and meta-analysis. Trends in Food Science (in press)

Agapito-Tenfen, S.Z., Guerra, M.P., Wikmark, O.G. and Nodari, R.O Untargeted Proteomics-Based Approach to Investigate Unintended Changes in Genetically Modified Maize for Environmental Risk Assessment Purpose. Front. Toxicol. 3:655968. doi: 10.3389/ftox.2021.655968.

Agapito-Tenfen, SZ, Wickson, FE. Challenges for monitoring (trans)gene-flow in the environment. In: Wei, W, Stewart, N. Gene Flow: monitoring, modelling and mitigation, 2021. CABI Press, Shanghai, China. ePDF 9781789247497 | ePub 9781789247503.

Benevenuto, R.F.; Zanatta, C.B.; Guerra, M.P.; Nodari, R.O.; Agapito-Tenfen, S.Z. Proteomic Profile of Glyphosate-Resistant Soybean under Combined Herbicide and Drought Stress Conditions. Plants 202110, 2381.


Zanatta, C.B., Benevenuto, R.F., Nodari, R.O., Agapito-Tenfen, S.Z. (2020) Stacked genetically modified soybean harboring herbicide resistance and insecticide rCry1Ac shows strong defense and redox homeostasis disturbance after glyphosate-based herbicide application. Environ Sci Eur 32, 104. Link:

Sant’Ana RRA, Caprestano CA, Nodari RO, Agapito-Tenfen SZ. (2020) PEG-Delivered CRISPR-Cas9 Ribonucleoproteins System for Gene-Editing Screening of Maize Protoplasts. Link:

Ben Ali, S., Draxler, A., Poelzl, D. Agapito-Tenfen, S. Hochegger, R., Haslberger, A.G. & Brandes, C. (2020) Analysis of transcriptomic differences between NK603 maize and near-isogenic varieties using RNA sequencing and RT-qPCR. Environ Sci Eur 32, 132. Link:

Agapito-Tenfen, S., Okoli, A.S., Bernstein, M., Wikmark, O.-G. and Myhr, A.I. in Sprink, T., Wilhelm, R. A., Spök, A., Robienski, J., Schleissing, S., Schiemann, J. H., eds. (2020). Plant Genome Editing – Policies and Governance. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88963-670-9

Input to the Ministry of Climate and the Environment’s proposal for amendments to the Genetic Engineering Act of 2 April 1993 no. 38 on the production and use of genetically modified organisms, etc.

Public Consultation on EFSA Scientific Opinion on Synthetic Biology developments in Plants, molecular characterization (MC) and environmental risk assessment (ERA) aspects

Public consultation – Applicability of the EFSA opinion on site-directed nucleases type 3 for the safety assessment of plants developed using site-directed nucleases type 1 and 2 and oligonucleotide-directed mutagenesis



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