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Record information and status
Record ID
107644
Status
Published
Date of creation
2015-03-17 20:05 UTC (martha.rocha@inecc.gob.mx)
Date of last update
2017-01-03 20:42 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2017-01-03 20:42 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change, Mexico
Coordinates
Coordinates
National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change, Mexico (INECC)
Periferico Sur 5000 Col. Insurgentes Cuicuilco
Mexico City, Federal District
Mexico, 04530
Phone:+1 52 55 54246415
Fax:+1 52 55 56133821
Email:contacto@inecc.gob.mx
Url:http://www.inecc.gob.mx
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Academic or research institute
  • Government agency
Thematic areas
Climate change, environmental protection, biosafety, risk assessment, monitoring, GMO detection laboratory
Geographical area(s) of Operations
  • Americas - Northern America
Organization’s profile
The National Institute of Ecology and Climate change is a federal agency in applied environmental research, that develops and promotes scientific cooperation projects that contribute effectively to resolve major environmental problems of Mexico, and support the conservation and restoration of the environment. Its mission is the generation of scientific and technical information on environmental issues and the training of human resources, in order to inform society, support decision making, encourage the protection of the environment, promote the sustainable use of natural resources, and support the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources in reading its goals. It contributes to the formulation, conduction and evaluation of public policy on ecology and climate change.
Linked organizations
Comisión Intersecretarial de Bioseguridad de los Organismos Genéticamente Modificados (CIBIOGEM)
San Borja #938
Col. Del Valle
Del. Benito Juárez
Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal
Mexico, 03100
Phone:+52 55 5575-687 Ext. 8201
Email:info_cibiogem@conacyt.mx,secretario.ejecutivo@conacyt.mx
Url:Comisión Intersecretarial de Bioseguridad de los Organismos Genéticamente Modificados
Laboratory for detection and identification of LMOs
Is this organization a laboratory or does it include a laboratory for the detection/ identification of LMOs?
Yes
Services and activities performed
  • Field sampling
  • Development of standard methods
  • Validation of third parties’ results and methods
  • Capacity-building or training
  • Sample analysis
Accreditations and certifications of the laboratory
Accreditation under ISO/IEC 17025
Type of detection/ identification method(s) available for use in the laboratory
  • Qualitative PCR
  • Quantitative PCR
  • ELISA
Types of LMOs
  • Plants
LMO(s) detectable by the laboratory
DAS-59122-7 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Herculex XTRA™ Roundup Ready™ 2 maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate
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DAS-59122-7 - Herculex™ RW Rootworm Protection maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
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DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 - Herculex™ I maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
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DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Optimum™ Intrasect XTRA maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate
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MON-15985-7 - Bollgard II™ cotton
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin, Streptomycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
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MON-15985-7 x MON-Ø1445-2 - Roundup Ready™ Bollgard II™ cotton
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin, Streptomycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
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MON-89Ø34-3 x MON-88Ø17-3 - Genuity® VT Triple Pro™ Maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
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MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Roundup Ready™ maize
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
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SYN-IR6Ø4-5 x MON-ØØØ21-9 - Agrisure™ RW Rootworm-Protected Roundup Ready™ maize
Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) - Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera) Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
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SYN-BTØ11-1 - YieldGard™ maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
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MON-89Ø34-3 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Genuity® VT Double Pro™ Maize
Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
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Genetic element(s) detectable by the laboratory
CaMV 35S promoter - Cauliflower mosaic virus - CaMV
Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator - Agrobacterium tumefaciens - Agrobacterium, Rhizobium, RHIRD
Additional Information
Additional Information
The GMO analysis Lab at INECC acts as the national reference laboratory for the Ministry of Environment in Mexico