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Modified Organism
SYN-IR162-4 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize
Record information and status
Record ID
112129
Status
Published
Date of creation
2017-06-23 16:28 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2017-06-23 16:28 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize
Transformation event
MIR162 x NK603
Unique identifier
SYN-IR162-4 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
Developer(s)
Dupont Poineer
Chestnut Run Plaza 720/1S5
974 Centre Road
Wilmington, Delaware
United States of America, 19805
Description
A stacked maize line SYN-IR162-4 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 obtained through conventional breeding of each of the parental organisms. The modifications in these lines confer tolerance to the glyphosate herbicide and resistance to Lepidopteran pests.
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
MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Roundup Ready™ maize
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
SYN-IR162-4 - Agrisure™ Viptera maize
Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Show detection method(s)
Characteristics of the transformation process
Vector
pNOV1300 and PV-ZMGT32
Techniques used for the modification
  • Cross breeding
Genetic elements construct
 
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
0.60 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
 
 
Ubiquitin gene promoter
1.99 Kb
 
 
Vegetative insecticidal protein 3Aa20
2.37 Kb
 
 
Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase, intron 9
0.11 Kb
 
 
CaMV 35S terminator
0.07 Kb
 
 
Ubiquitin gene promoter
1.99 Kb
 
 
Phosphomannose Isomerase gene
1.18 Kb
 
 
Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
0.25 Kb
 
Further details
Notes regarding the genetic elements introduced or modified in this LMO
DNA insert from NK603 vector PV-ZMGT32:
59122 x 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.

DNA insert from MIR162 vector pNOV1300:
MIR162 maize is transformed with vip3Aa20 gene which encodes the Vip3Aa20 protein that confers resistance against lepidopteran insect pests. Event MIR162 maize also contains the manA gene from Escherichia coli, which encodes the selectable marker, phosphomannose isomerase (PMI).

For additional information on this LMO, please refer to the records of the parental LMOs.
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
  • Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Common use(s)
  • Food
  • Feed
Additional Information
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