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Modified Organism
Raboral V-RG (vaccine against rabies) [DRAFT]
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2009-08-10 20:55 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2018-09-14 09:33 UTC (anna-lise.williamson@uct.ac.za)
Date of publication
2018-10-31 15:03 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Raboral V-RG (vaccine against rabies) [DRAFT]
Transformation event
Not available [DRAFT]
Rhône Mérieux
The glygoprotein G from the rabies virus was cloned and expressed into the vaccinia virus strain Copenhagen (tk- phenotype) to produce a vaccine called RABORAL V-RG®.
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.
Vaccinia virus - Poxvirus, Smallpox vaccine, VACV, VV, Vaccinia
Point of collection or acquisition of the recipient organism
Vaccinia virus Copenhagen (tk- phenotype)strain used
Characteristics of the transformation process
Introduced or modified genetic elements
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
Rabies Glycoprotein - Rabies lyssavirus - Rabies virus
Resistance to diseases and pests - Viruses
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Vaccine
Detection method(s)
Additional information
Additional Information
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