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A genetically-modified tomato which was the first genetically engineered whole food to be granted a licence for human consumption; it was also subjected to premarket scrutiny by the FDA, which ordinarily evaluates food additives
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Considering stem height means, the Sl-ERF.B.3 antisense tomato plants exhibited higher salt stress sensitivity.
When the antisense tomatoes are sprayed with exogenous ethylene, they do finally ripen.
While most commercially grown tomatoes are picked green to avoid spoilage in shipping, antisense tomatoes would ripen naturally and still hold up in their journey from the field to the supermarket.