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Modified Organism
Sugar cane resistant to fungi
Record information and status
Record ID
100327
Status
Published
Date of creation
2009-08-07 18:49 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-06-15 13:46 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-06-15 13:46 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Sugar cane resistant to fungi
Transformation event
Not available
Developer(s)
Centro de Ingenieria Genetica y Biotecnologia (CIGB)
PO Box 83
Sancti Spiritus
Cuba
Description
The sugar cane variety Ba4362 was transformed with osmotin, beta-1,3-glucanase and chitinase genes to introduce resistance to fungi.
Recipient Organism or Parental Organisms
The term Recipient organism refers to an organism (either already modified or non-modified) that was subjected to genetic modification, whereas Parental organisms refers to those that were involved in cross breeding or cell fusion.
Saccharum sp. - Sugar cane
Characteristics of the transformation process
Notes regarding the genetic elements introduced or modified in this LMO
No further information is available on these genes or LMO.
LMO characteristics
Common use(s)
  • Food
  • Feed
  • Biofuel