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Modified Organism
DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5 - Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize
Record information and status
Record ID
112360
Status
Published
Date of creation
2017-08-18 20:32 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2017-08-18 20:32 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize
Transformation event
59122 x NK603 x MIR604
Unique identifier
DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5
Developer(s)
Dupont Poineer
Chestnut Run Plaza 720/1S5
974 Centre Road
Wilmington, Delaware
United States of America, 19805
Description
The stacked maize line DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5 was obtained through the traditional cross breading of each of the parental organisms to produce a maize that expresses each of pat, cry34Ab1, cry35Ab1, cp4epsps, cry3Aa2 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-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Roundup Ready™ maize
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
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SYN-IR6Ø4-5 - Agrisure™ RW Rootworm-Protected maize
Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) - Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera) Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
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Characteristics of the transformation process
Vector
PHP17662, PV-ZMGT32 and pZM26
Techniques used for the modification
  • Cross breeding
Genetic elements construct
 
Metallothionein-like gene promoter
2.56 Kb
 
 
mCry3A
1.80 Kb
 
 
Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
0.25 Kb
 
 
Ubiquitin gene promoter
0.98 Kb
 
 
Ubiquitin Intron 1
1.01 Kb
 
 
Phosphomannose Isomerase gene
1.18 Kb
 
 
Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
0.25 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
 
 
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
 
 
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 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
Contributed 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 MIR604 vector pZM26
Cry3A gene was modified for enhanced expression in maize and such that the amino acid sequence of the synthetic version of Cry3A is the same as the native protein, except for the modified serine-protease recognition site. The pmi gene encodes the enzyme phosphomannose isomerase (PMI) that allows the plants to utilise mannose as a carbon source and is used as a selectable marker.

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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