• Defense priming and epigenetic mechanisms in regulating resistance against Botrytis cinerea in strawberry 

      Haugland, Lisa Karine (Master thesis, 2018)
      Botrytis cinerea is a necrotrophic pathogen that is reported to cause disease in more than 1400 plant species. Each year the fungi cause yield losses of great economic importance and is the most important pathogen in ...
    • Functional analyses of FvMYB46-CRISPR/Cas9-edited Fragaria vesca plants 

      Bjorå, Oskar Schnedler (Master thesis, 2021)
      One of the biggest humanitarian challenges in the world today is food security. Improving food production requires improvement in the productivity of existing crops. Plant diseases are major causators of crop yield losses, ...
    • Genome editing in food and feed production – implications for risk assessment 

      Bodin, Johanna Eva; Thorstensen, Tage; Alsheikh, Muath K; Basic, Dean; Edvardsen, Rolf Brudvik; Dalen, Knut Tomas; das Neves, Carlos Gonçalo; Duale, Nur; Eklo, Ole Martin; Ergon, Åshild Gunilla; Jevnaker, Anne-Marthe Ganes; Hindar, Kjetil; Håvarstein, Leiv Sigve; Malmstrøm, Martin; Nielsen, Kaare Magne; Olsen, Siri Lie; Rueness, Eli Knispel; Sanden, Monica; Sipinen, Ville Erling; Vikse, Rose; von Krogh, Kristine; Våge, Dag Inge; Wargelius, Anna; Wendell, Micael; Yazdankhah, Siamak Pour; Alexander, Jan; Bruzell, Ellen Merete; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Vandvik, Vigdis; Agdestein, Angelika; Elvevoll, Edel O.; Hessen, Dag Olav; Hofshagen, Merete; Husøy, Trine; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Krogdahl, Åshild; Nilsen, Asbjørn Magne; Rafoss, Trond; Skjerdal, Olaug Taran; Steffensen, Inger-Lise Karin; Strand, Tor Arne; Velle, Gaute; Wasteson, Yngvild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) initiated this work to examine the extent to which organisms developed by genome-editing technologies pose new challenges in terms of risk assessment. This ...
    • Genome editing in food and feed production – implications for risk assessment. Opinion of the Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment 

      Bodin, Johanna Eva; Thorstensen, Tage; Alsheikh, Muath; Basic, Dean; Edvardsen, Rolf Brudvik; Dalen, Knut Tomas; das Neves, Carlos Gonçalo; Duale, Nur; Eklo, Ole Martin; Ergon, Åshild Gunilla; Jevnaker, Anne-Marthe Ganes; Hindar, Kjetil; Håvarstein, Sigve; Malmstrøm, Martin; Nielsen, Kaare Magne; Olsen, Siri Lie; Rueness, Eli Knispel; Sanden, Monica; Sipinen, Ville Erling; Vikse, Rose; von Krogh, Kristine; Våge, Dag Inge; Wargelius, Anna Sofie Troedsson; Wendell, Per Hans Micael; Yazdankhah, Siamak Pour; Alexander, Jan; Bruzell, Ellen Merete; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Vandvik, Vigdis; Agdestein, Angelika; Elvevoll, Edel O.; Hessen, Dag Olav; Hofshagen, Merete; Husøy, Trine; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Krogdahl, Åshild; Nilsen, Asbjørn Magne; Rafoss, Trond; Skjerdal, Olaug Taran; Steffensen, Inger-Lise Karin; Strand, Tor Arne; Velle, Gaute; Wasteson, Yngvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    • Genome editing in food and feed production – implications for risk assessment. Scientific Opinion of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment 

      Bodin, Johanna Eva; Thorstensen, Tage; Alsheikh, Muath K; Basic, Dean; Edvardsen, Rolf Brudvik; Dalen, Knut Tomas; Duale, Nur; Eklo, Ole Martin; Ergon, Åshild Gunilla; Jevnaker, Anne-Marthe Ganes; Hindar, Kjetil; Håvarstein, Leiv Sigve; Malmstrøm, Martin; Nielsen, Kaare Magne; Olsen, Siri Lie; Rueness, Eli Knispel; Sanden, Monica; Sipinen, Ville Erling; von Krogh, Kristine; Våge, Dag Inge; Wargelius, Anna; Wendell, Per Hans Micael; Yazdankhah, Siamak Pour; Alexander, Jan; Bruzell, Ellen Merete; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Vandvik, Vigdis; Agdestein, Angelika; Elvevoll, Edel O.; Hessen, Dag Olav; Hofshagen, Merete; Husøy, Trine; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Krogdahl, Åshild; Nilsen, Asbjørn Magne; Rafoss, Trond; Skjerdal, Olaug Taran; Steffensen, Inger-Lise Karin; Strand, Tor Arne; Velle, Gaute; Wasteson, Yngvild (VKM report;2021:18, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) initiated this work to examine the extent to which organisms developed by genome-editing technologies pose new challenges in terms of risk assessment. This ...
    • Genredigering av mottagelighetsgenet DMR6 i Lactuca sativa med CRISPR-Cas9 

      Thangavel, Varna (Master thesis, 2021)
      For å kunne brødfø den voksende befolkningen og forhindre en fremtidig matkrise, er vi avhengige av flere alternativer for å øke matproduksjonen og redusere avlingstap og matsvinn. Plantesykdommer er en av de største ...
    • Identification and CRISPR editing of pathogen responsive genes in Lactuca Sativa 

      Gundersen, Karl-Henrik W. (Master thesis, 2020)
      One of the greatest challenges faced by humanity today is to feed the estimated population of 10 billion people by 2050 in the face of climate change. Plant pathogens are still a major challenge for agriculture and one of ...
    • Over 2000-Fold Increased Production of the Leaderless Bacteriocin Garvicin KS by Increasing Gene Dose and Optimization of Culture Conditions 

      Telke, Amar; Ovchinnikov, Kirill; Vuoristo, Kiira; Mathiesen, Geir; Thorstensen, Tage; Diep, Dzung B. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The leaderless bacteriocin Garvicin KS (GarKS) is a potent antimicrobial, being active against a wide range of important pathogens. GarKS production by the native producer Lactococcus garvieae KS1546 is, however, relatively ...
    • Scandinavian perspectives on plant gene technology: applications, policies and progress 

      Eriksson, Dennis; Brinch-Pedersen, Henrik; Chawade, Aakash; Holme, Inger B.; Hvoslef-Eide, Trine; Ritala, Anneli; Teeri, Teemu H.; Thorstensen, Tage (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Plant research and breeding has a long and successful history in the Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Researchers in the region have been early in adopting plant gene technologies as they ...
    • Successful development of bacteriocins into therapeutic formulation for treatment of MRSA skin infection in a murine model 

      Ovchinnikov, Kirill; Kranjec, Christian; Thorstensen, Tage; Carlsen, Harald; Diep, Dzung B. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The emergence of antibiotic-resistant pathogens has caused a serious worldwide problem in infection treatment in recent years. One of the pathogens is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), which is a major ...