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Modified Organism
Rice vaccine against cedar pollen allergy
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2011-08-11 07:55 UTC (bch@env.go.jp)
Date of last update
2012-08-28 19:25 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-08-28 19:25 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Rice vaccine against cedar pollen allergy
Transformation event
Dr. Hiroaki Machii
Genetically Modified Organism Research Center
National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS)
2-1-2 Kannondai
Tsukuba, Ibaraki
Japan, 305-8602
Url:National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
Oryza Sativa L. modified Cry j gene from Japanese cedar to produce an edible vaccine to confer resistance against pollen allergy.
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.
Oryza sativa - Rice, ORYSA
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.
Cryj gene - Cryptomeria japonica - Japanese cedar
Vaccine against pollen allergies
Glutelin gene promoter - Oryza sativa - Rice, ORYSA
Glutelin terminator - Oryza sativa - Rice, ORYSA
CaMV 35S promoter - Cauliflower mosaic virus - CaMV
Hygromycin B phosphotransferase gene - Escherichia coli - ECOLX
Resistance to antibiotics - Hygromycin
Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Transcript 7 gene 3' untranslated region - Agrobacterium tumefaciens - Agrobacterium
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Research

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