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Golden rice

Index Golden rice

"cultivar"/"strain". [1]

92 relations: American Society for Nutrition, Anti-globalization movement, Backcrossing, Beta-Carotene, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bioavailability, Biodiversity, Biosynthesis, Carotene 7,8-desaturase, Clinical trial, Cultivar, Cyclase-associated protein family, Dietary Reference Intake, Endogeny (biology), Endosperm, Environmentalism, Enzyme, Erwinia, ETH Zurich, Farmer, Fat, Food and Drug Administration, Foodwatch, Fruit, Gene expression, Genetic engineering, Genetically modified food, Genetically modified organism, Genetically modified tomato, Geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate, Greenpeace, Humanitarian use licenses, Hydrophobe, India, Ingo Potrykus, International Rice Research Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, José L. Domingo, Leaf vegetable, List of Nobel laureates, Louisiana State University, Lycopene, Lycopene beta-cyclase, Maize, Mark Lynas, Michael Pollan, Monsanto, Narcissus (plant), Non-governmental organization, Oryza glaberrima, ..., Oryza sativa, Patents for Humanity, PDF, Peter Beyer, Peter Bramley (biochemist), Philippines, Photosynthesis, Phytoene, Phytoene desaturase (lycopene-forming), Phytoene synthase, Plant breeding, Plastid, Promoter (genetics), Retinol, Rockefeller Foundation, Rovira i Virgili University, Science (journal), Signal peptide, Slate (magazine), Spinach, Staple food, Subsistence economy, Sweet potato, Syngenta, Taiwan, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Time (magazine), Transformation (genetics), Tufts University, UNICEF, United States dollar, United States Patent and Trademark Office, United States Secretary of Agriculture, University of Freiburg, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Vandana Shiva, Variety (botany), Visual impairment, Vitamin A, Vitamin A deficiency, Xerophthalmia, Yellow rice. Expand index (42 more) »

American Society for Nutrition

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is an American society for professional researchers and practitioners in the field of nutrition.

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Anti-globalization movement

The anti-globalization movement, or counter-globalisation movement, is a social movement critical of economic globalization.

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Backcrossing is a crossing of a hybrid with one of its parents or an individual genetically similar to its parent, in order to achieve offspring with a genetic identity which is closer to that of the parent.

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β-Carotene is an organic, strongly colored red-orange pigment abundant in plants and fruits.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), also known as the Gates Foundation, is a private foundation founded by Bill and Melinda Gates.

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In pharmacology, bioavailability (BA or F) is a subcategory of absorption and is the fraction of an administered dose of unchanged drug that reaches the systemic circulation, one of the principal pharmacokinetic properties of drugs.

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Biodiversity, a portmanteau of biological (life) and diversity, generally refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth.

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Biosynthesis (also called anabolism) is a multi-step, enzyme-catalyzed process where substrates are converted into more complex products in living organisms.

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Carotene 7,8-desaturase

In enzymology, a carotene 7,8-desaturase is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction The 3 substrates of this enzyme are neurosporene, an electron acceptor AH2, and O2, whereas its 3 products are lycopene, the reduction product A, and H2O.

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Clinical trial

Clinical trials are experiments or observations done in clinical research.

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The term cultivarCultivar has two denominations as explained in Formal definition.

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Cyclase-associated protein family

In molecular biology, the cyclase-associated protein family (CAP) is a family of highly conserved actin-binding proteins present in a wide range of organisms including yeast, flies, plants, and mammals.

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Dietary Reference Intake

The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) is a system of nutrition recommendations from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies (United States).

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Endogeny (biology)

Endogenous substances and processes are those that originate from within an organism, tissue, or cell.

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The endosperm is the tissue produced inside the seeds of most of the flowering plants following fertilization.

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Environmentalism or environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement regarding concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the impact of changes to the environment on humans, animals, plants and non-living matter.

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Enzymes are macromolecular biological catalysts.

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Erwinia is a genus of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria containing mostly plant pathogenic species which was named for the famous plant pathologist, Erwin Frink Smith.

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ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich; Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics STEM university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland.

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A farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials.

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Fat is one of the three main macronutrients, along with carbohydrate and protein.

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Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

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Foodwatch is a European advocacy group that focuses on protecting consumer rights as they pertain to food quality.

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In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.

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Gene expression

Gene expression is the process by which information from a gene is used in the synthesis of a functional gene product.

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Genetic engineering

Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification or genetic manipulation, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genes using biotechnology.

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Genetically modified food

Genetically modified foods or GM foods, also known as genetically engineered foods, bioengineered foods, genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are foods produced from organisms that have had changes introduced into their DNA using the methods of genetic engineering.

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Genetically modified organism

A genetically modified organism (GMO) is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques (i.e., a genetically engineered organism).

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Genetically modified tomato

A genetically modified tomato, or transgenic tomato, is a tomato that has had its genes modified, using genetic engineering.

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Geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate

Geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of diterpenes and diterpenoids.

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Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 39 countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Humanitarian use licenses

Humanitarian use licenses are provisions in a license whereby inventors and technology suppliers protect in advance the possibility of sharing their technology with people in need.

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In chemistry, hydrophobicity is the physical property of a molecule (known as a hydrophobe) that is seemingly repelled from a mass of water.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Ingo Potrykus

Ingo Potrykus is Professor Emeritus of Plant Sciences at the Institute of Plant Sciences of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich from which he retired in 1999.

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International Rice Research Institute

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is an international agricultural research and training organization with headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna in the Philippines and offices in seventeen countries with ~1,300 staff.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) is part of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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José L. Domingo

José Luis Domingo (born 1951 in Tortosa, Catalonia, Spain) is a Spanish toxicologist and distinguished professor of toxicology at Rovira i Virgili University.

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Leaf vegetable

Leaf vegetables, also called leafy greens, salad greens, pot herbs, vegetable greens, or simply greens, are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable, sometimes accompanied by tender petioles and shoots.

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List of Nobel laureates

The Nobel Prizes (Nobelpriset, Nobelprisen) are prizes awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Academy, the Karolinska Institutet, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.

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Louisiana State University

The Louisiana State University (officially Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, commonly referred to as LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Lycopene (from the neo-Latin Lycopersicum, the tomato species) is a bright red carotene and carotenoid pigment and phytochemical found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables, such as red carrots, watermelons, gac, and papayas, but it is not in strawberries or cherries.

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Lycopene beta-cyclase

Lycopene beta-cyclase (CrtL, CrtL-b, CrtY) is an enzyme with systematic name carotenoid beta-end group lyase (decyclizing).

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Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

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Mark Lynas

Mark Lynas (born 1973) is a British author, journalist and environmental activist who focuses on climate change.

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Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan is an American author, journalist, activist, and professor of journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

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Monsanto Company was an agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation.

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Narcissus (plant)

Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants of the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis) family.

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Non-governmental organization

Non-governmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, or nongovernment organizations, commonly referred to as NGOs, are usually non-profit and sometimes international organizations independent of governments and international governmental organizations (though often funded by governments) that are active in humanitarian, educational, health care, public policy, social, human rights, environmental, and other areas to effect changes according to their objectives.

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Oryza glaberrima

Oryza glaberrima, commonly known as African rice, is one of the two domesticated rice species.

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Oryza sativa

Oryza sativa, commonly known as Asian rice, is the plant species most commonly referred to in English as rice.

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Patents for Humanity

Patents for Humanity is an awards program run by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Peter Beyer

Peter Beyer (born 9 May 1952) is a German Professor for Cell Biology at the Faculty of Biology of the University of Freiburg.

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Peter Bramley (biochemist)

Peter M. Bramley is a British biochemist and emeritus professor of biochemistry at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he was the Head of the School of Biological Sciences from 2006 to 2011.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms' activities (energy transformation).

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Phytoene (FY-toe-een) is a 40-carbon intermediate in the biosynthesis of carotenoids.

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Phytoene desaturase (lycopene-forming)

Phytoene desaturase (lycopene-forming) (4-step phytoene desaturase, four-step phytoene desaturase, phytoene desaturase (ambiguous), CrtI (ambiguous)) is an enzyme with systematic name 15-cis-phytoene:acceptor oxidoreductase (lycopene-forming).

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Phytoene synthase

Phytoene synthase (prephytoene-diphosphate synthase, 15-cis-phytoene synthase, PSase, geranylgeranyl-diphosphate geranylgeranyltransferase) is a transferase enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of carotenoids.

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Plant breeding

Plant breeding is the art and science of changing the traits of plants in order to produce desired characteristics.

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The plastid (Greek: πλαστός; plastós: formed, molded – plural plastids) is a double-membrane organelle found in the cells of plants, algae, and some other eukaryotic organisms.

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Promoter (genetics)

In genetics, a promoter is a region of DNA that initiates transcription of a particular gene.

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Retinol, also known as Vitamin A1, is a vitamin found in food and used as a dietary supplement.

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Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation is a private foundation based at 420 Fifth Avenue, New York City.

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Rovira i Virgili University

Rovira i Virgili University (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, URV) is located in the Catalan cities of Tarragona and Reus, Spain.

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Science (journal)

Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.

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Signal peptide

A signal peptide (sometimes referred to as signal sequence, targeting signal, localization signal, localization sequence, transit peptide, leader sequence or leader peptide) is a short peptide (usually 16-30 amino acids long) present at the N-terminus of the majority of newly synthesized proteins that are destined towards the secretory pathway.

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Slate (magazine)

Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.

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Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is an edible flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae native to central and western Asia.

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Staple food

A staple food, or simply a staple, is a food that is eaten routinely and in such quantities that it constitutes a dominant portion of a standard diet for a given people, supplying a large fraction of energy needs and generally forming a significant proportion of the intake of other nutrients as well.

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Subsistence economy

A subsistence economy is a non-monetary economy which relies on natural resources to provide for basic needs, through hunting, gathering, and subsistence agriculture.

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Sweet potato

The sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, Convolvulaceae.

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Syngenta AG is a global company agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds.

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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is a monthly peer-reviewed biomedical journal in the field of clinical nutrition.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Transformation (genetics)

In molecular biology, transformation is the genetic alteration of a cell resulting from the direct uptake and incorporation of exogenous genetic material from its surroundings through the cell membrane(s).

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Tufts University

Tufts University is a private research university incorporated in the municipality of Medford, Massachusetts, United States.

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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United States Patent and Trademark Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.

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United States Secretary of Agriculture

The United States Secretary of Agriculture is the head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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University of Freiburg

The University of Freiburg (colloquially Uni Freiburg), officially the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg), is a public research university located in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, often referred to as Nebraska, UNL or NU, is a public research university in the city of Lincoln, in the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States.

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Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva (born 5 November 1952) is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, and alter-globalization author.

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Variety (botany)

In botanical nomenclature, variety (abbreviated var.; in varietas) is a taxonomic rank below that of species and subspecies but above that of form.

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Visual impairment

Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses.

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a group of unsaturated nutritional organic compounds that includes retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, and several provitamin A carotenoids (most notably beta-carotene).

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Vitamin A deficiency

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) or hypovitaminosis A is a lack of vitamin A in blood and tissues.

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Xerophthalmia (from Ancient Greek xērós (ξηρός) meaning dry and ophthalmos (οφθαλμός) meaning eye) is a medical condition in which the eye fails to produce tears.

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Yellow rice

Yellow rice is a traditional yellow-colored rice dish in Spanish, Cuban, Caribbean, Afghan, Indian, Sri Lankan and Indonesian cuisines (where it known as nasi kuning).

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