Two leading scientists are calling for the Government to reject a new kind of genetically modified corn which they say could be linked to a variety of diseases.
...the high levels of lysine in LY038 make it the first GM corn designed to be substantially different from conventional corn in its nutritional profile.
"While lysine is an essential amino acid, it is also highly reactive with common sugars and the heat of cooking accelerates the formation of advanced glycation end-products."
The latter are implicated in conditions including heart disease and chronic kidney failure.
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