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Modified Organism
MON-87427-7 X MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Glyphosate tolerant maize
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2018-12-21 19:15 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2018-12-21 19:15 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Glyphosate tolerant maize
Transformation event
MON87427 X NK603
Unique identifier
MON-87427-7 X MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
800 North Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO
United States of America, 63167
Phone:+ 1 314 694-1000
Fax:+1 314 694-3080
The stacked Maize line MON-87427-7 X MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 was obtained through the conventional cross breeding of each of the parental organisms, and exhibits tolerance to glyphosate.
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.
MON-87427-7 - Maize modified for tissue selective glyphosate tolerance
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Roundup Ready™ maize
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
Characteristics of the transformation process
PV-ZMAP1043 and PV-ZMGT32
Techniques used for the modification
  • Cross breeding
Introduced or modified genetic elements
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
CaMV Enhanced 35S promoter - Cauliflower mosaic virus - CaMV
Hsp70 intron - Zea mays - Maize, Corn, MAIZE
Chloroplast transit peptide 2 - Arabidopsis thaliana - Thale cress, Mouse-ear cress, Arabidopsis, ARATH
5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase gene - Agrobacterium tumefaciens - Agrobacterium
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator - Agrobacterium tumefaciens - Agrobacterium
Rice actin 1 gene promoter - Oryza sativa - Rice, ORYSA
Rice actin 1, intron - Oryza sativa - Rice, ORYSA
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Food
  • Feed
  • Biofuel

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