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Modified Organism
Banana cultivar Gran Enano resistant to fungi
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2009-08-06 16:16 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-06-13 15:19 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-06-13 15:19 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Banana cultivar Gran Enano resistant to fungi
Transformation event
Not available
Centro de Ingenieria Genetica y Biotecnologia (CIGB)
PO Box 83
Sancti Spiritus
The Musa sp. cultivar Gran Enano was transformed with DNA sequences encoding the proteins osmotin, beta-1,3-glucanase and quitinase in order to introduce resistance to fungi.
No further information is available for these genes or LMO.
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.
Musa sp. - Banana, Plantain
Point of collection or acquisition of the recipient organism
The cultivar/ variety used for the modification is Gran Enano
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Food
Additional Information
Additional Information
This record refers to multiple transformation events.