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Modified Organism
Potato modified for altered starch content
Record information and status
Record ID
111089
Status
Published
Date of creation
2016-10-26 12:57 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of publication
2016-10-31 21:20 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

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LMO name
Potato modified for altered starch content
Transformation event
35S-alpha PGMI
Developer(s)
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology (MPIMP)
Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie
Am Mühlenberg 1
Potsdam
Germany, 14476
Phone:+49 331 567 - 80
Fax:+49 331 567 - 84 08
Email:contact@mpimp-golm.mpg.de
Url:Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie
Description
In the genetically modified potato plants a fragment of the endogenous cytoplamatic phosphoglucomutase is constitutively expressed in an antisense orientation.

As a result of the genetic modification, the stem growth, root growth and starch content varies between the independent lines depending on the level of expression. The sucrose content in the leaves and tubers is comparable to or lower than in the parent variety.
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.
Solanum tuberosum - Potato, SOLTU
Related LMOs
Potato modified for altered starch content
Changes in quality and/or metabolite content - Carbohydrates Resistance to antibiotics - Kanamycin
Characteristics of the transformation process
Vector
Derivative of pBIN19
Techniques used for the modification
  • Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Genetic elements construct
 
CaMV 35S promoter
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Phosphoglucomutase gene, cytoplasmic
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Octopine Synthase Gene Terminator
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Nopaline Synthase Gene Promoter
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Neomycin Phosphotransferase II
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Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
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Further details
LMO characteristics
Modified traits

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