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Modified Organism
DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize
Record information and status
Record ID
112003
Status
Published
Date of creation
2017-06-09 13:28 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2017-06-09 13:28 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize
Transformation event
59122 x MON810 x NK603
Unique identifier
DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
Developer(s)
Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.
Url:Pioneer HiBred International Homepage
Description
The stacked maize line DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 was obtained through the traditional cross breading of each of the parental organisms to produce a maize that expresses each of PAT, Cry34Ab1, Cry35Ab1, Cry1Ab and EPSPS genes. The expression of these genes are expected to confer resistance to Lepidoptera and Coleoptera, and tolerant to glufosinate herbicide and glyphosate herbicide.
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.
Zea mays - Maize, Corn, MAIZE
DAS-59122-7 - Herculex™ RW Rootworm Protection maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
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MON-ØØ81Ø-6 - YieldGard™ maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
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MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Roundup Ready™ maize
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
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Characteristics of the transformation process
Vector
PHP17662, PV-ZMGT32, PV-ZMBK07 and PV-ZMGT10
Techniques used for the modification
  • Cross breeding
Genetic elements construct
 
CaMV Enhanced 35S promoter
0.60 Kb
 
 
Hsp70 intron
0.80 Kb
 
 
Chloroplast transit peptide 2
0.20 Kb
 
 
5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase gene
1.40 Kb
 
 
Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
0.30 Kb
 
 
Rice actin 1 gene promoter
0.80 Kb
 
 
Rice actin 1, intron
0.60 Kb
 
 
Chloroplast transit peptide 2
0.20 Kb
 
 
5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase gene
1.40 Kb
 
 
Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
0.30 Kb
 
 
CaMV Enhanced 35S promoter
0.61 Kb
 
 
Hsp70 intron
0.80 Kb
 
 
Cry1Ab
3.46 Kb
 
 
Ubiquitin gene promoter
1.99 Kb
 
 
Cry34Ab1
0.37 Kb
 
 
Proteinase inhibitor II gene terminator
0.32 Kb
 
 
Peroxidase gene promoter
1.30 Kb
 
 
Cry35Ab1
1.15 Kb
 
 
Proteinase inhibitor II gene terminator
0.32 Kb
 
 
CaMV 35S promoter
0.55 Kb
 
 
Phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase gene
0.55 Kb
 
 
CaMV 35S terminator
0.20 Kb
 
Further details
Notes regarding the genetic elements introduced or modified in this LMO
DNA insert from MON810, vectors PV-ZMBK07 and PV-ZMGT10
MON810 contains a truncated portion of a synthetic form of the cry1Ab gene from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki. Two constructs PV-ZMBK07 and PV-ZMGT10 have been used for transformation, but molecular analyses showed that MON810 does not contain any element from PV-ZMGT10 construct and only the elements from construct PV-ZMBK07 have been integrated into its genome. MON810 contains one integrated DNA consisting of P-e35S, I-Hsp70 and cry1Ab. The terminator of the nopaline synthase (nos) gene was lost due to a truncation at the 3' end of the gene cassette during genome integration and is, therefore, not present in MON810.

DNA insert from 59122 vector PHP17662
The cry34Ab1 and cry35Ab1 genes, isolated from the common soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) strain PS149B1, produce the insect control proteins (delta-endotoxins) Cry34Ab1 and Cry35Ab1. The pat gene was isolated from the soil bacterium Streptomyces viridochromogenes and confers tolerance to herbicides containing glufosinate ammonium.

DNA insert from NK603 vector PV-ZMGT32
NK603 also contains a form of the plant enzyme 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) that allows the plant to survive the otherwise lethal application of glyphosate. The glyphosate-tolerant EPSPS gene was isolated from the CP4 strain of the common soil bacterium Agrobacterium tumefaciens.

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LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Food
  • Feed
Additional Information
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