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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
14988
Status
Published
Date of creation
2006-06-12 09:43 UTC (kirsty.mclean.consultant@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2014-02-27 14:48 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2014-02-27 14:48 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Cry2Ab2
Alternate Genetic Element Name (synonyms)
Cry2A(b)
CryIIB
CryB2
CryIIAb
Abbreviation
CS-Cry2Ab2-BACTU
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
No
Donor organism
Donor organism
Bacillus thuringiensis - Bt, Bacillus, BACTU
Donor organism point of collection
Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Cry2Ab2 delta-endotoxin
Biological function
The cry2A(b) gene encodes codes for a Bt-toxin, which confers resistance to lepidopteran pests of cotton, such as tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens), cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa zea), pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella), and soybean looper (Pseudoplusia includens).
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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