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Thursday, February 23, 2012

GMO - GOTTA GO - NAIL MONSANTO TO THE WALL - BILL GATES, TOO

I cannot believe the unbelievable hubris and irresponsibility demonstrated by the FDA, Monsanto, Bill Gates and anybody else pushing this poison on people.

I told you that they were attacking religion because they want to be worshiped as Gods, and here is the first symptom of this. They are messing around with life itself and pushing it out into the world willy nilly. Genetically Modified Organism is what GMO stands for - and it means they go in and modify the genes of some plant or animal - without really understanding the full ramifications of what they are doing. Life is complicated. They are playing God.

Now the evidence is starting to mount about just how nasty this stuff is. And it is everywhere. These people should be hung up by their privates in the public square.

Good Night, and God Bless.

RH


Keywords: Roundup; Bt toxins; Cry1Ab; Cry1Ac; GMOs; mixtures; glyphosate; human cells The study of combined effects of pesticides represents a challenge for toxicology. In the case of the new growing generation of genetically modified (GM) plants with stacked traits, glyphosate-based herbicides (like Roundup) residues are present in the Roundup-tolerant edible plants (especially corns) and mixed with modified Bt insecticidal toxins that are produced by the GM plants themselves. The potential side effects of these combined pesticides on human cells are investigated in this work. ABSTRACT The study of combined effects of pesticides represents a challenge for toxicology. In the case of the new growing generation of genetically modified (GM) plants with stacked traits, glyphosate-based herbicides (like Roundup) residues are present in the Roundup-tolerant edible plants (especially corns) and mixed with modified Bt insecticidal toxins that are produced by the GM plants themselves. The potential side effects of these combined pesticides on human cells are investigated in this work. Here we have tested for the very first time Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac Bt toxins (10 ppb to 100 ppm) on the human embryonic kidney cell line 293, as well as their combined actions with Roundup, within 24 h, on three biomarkers of cell death: measurements of mitochondrial succinate dehydrogenase, adenylate kinase release by membrane alterations and caspase 3/7 inductions. Cry1Ab caused cell death from 100 ppm. For Cry1Ac, under such conditions, no effects were detected. The Roundup tested alone from 1 to 20 000 ppm is necrotic and apoptotic from 50 ppm, far below agricultural dilutions (50% lethal concentration 57.5 ppm). The only measured significant combined effect was that Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac reduced caspases 3/7 activations induced by Roundup; this could delay the activation of apoptosis. There was the same tendency for the other markers. In these results, we argue that modified Bt toxins are not inert on nontarget human cells, and that they can present combined side-effects with other residues of pesticides specific to GM plants. Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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