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Modified Organism
Tobacco modified for tolerance to bromoxynil
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2009-08-11 17:27 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2015-10-16 20:46 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2015-10-16 20:46 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Tobacco modified for tolerance to bromoxynil
Transformation event
Societe Nationale d'Exploitation Industrielle des Tabacs et Allumettes S.A.
143 Blvd. Romain Rolland
Paris,  F-75685 Cedex 14
Genetically modified Nicotiana tabacum, variety ITB 1000 OX, male sterile hybrid, resistant to the herbicide bromoxynil as a result of the expression of the nitrilase gene from Klebsiella ozaenae.
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.
Nicotiana tabacum - Tobacco, TOBAC
Point of collection or acquisition of the recipient organism
Nicotiana tabacum variety "ITB 1000 OX, male sterile hybrid" was used for the modification
Characteristics of the transformation process
Techniques used for the modification
  • Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Genetic elements construct
rbcS Promoter
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Bromoxynil-specific nitrilase
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Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
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Further details
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Industrial
Additional Information
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