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Modified Organism
MON-88702-4 - MON88702 [DRAFT]
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2018-11-14 00:06 UTC (tim.strabala@epa.govt.nz)
Date of publication
2018-12-21 17:58 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
MON88702 [DRAFT]
Transformation event
MON88702 [DRAFT]
Unique identifier
Food derived from cotton modified to resist hemipteran and thysanopteran insect 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.
Gossypium hirsutum - Cotton
Characteristics of the transformation process
Techniques used for the modification
  • Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Introduced or modified genetic elements
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
mCry51Aa2 [DRAFT] - Bacillus thuringiensis - Bt, Bacillus, BACTU
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects
FMV 35S Enhancer - Figwort mosaic virus - Figwort mottle virus., FMV, CMoVb
CaMV 35S terminator - Cauliflower mosaic virus - CaMV
Heat shock protein 81-2 promoter [DRAFT] - Arabidopsis thaliana - Thale cress, Mouse-ear cress, Arabidopsis, ARATH
Notes regarding the genetic elements introduced or modified in this LMO
mCry51-Aa2 protein coding sequence under control of the FMV 35S enhancer, Hsp81-2 promoter, and CaMV 35S terminator.
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Food