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Modified Organism
Pink Bollworm Modified for the Expression of a Fluorescent Marker
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2012-02-20 20:26 UTC (reeves@evolbio.mpg.de)
Date of last update
2012-08-22 17:57 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-08-22 17:57 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Pink Bollworm Modified for the Expression of a Fluorescent Marker
Transformation event
Oxitec Limited
71 Milton Park
OX14 4RX
Oxford, England
Phone:+44 (0) 1235 832393
Fax:+44 (0) 1235 861138
The pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella) event OX1138 contains a fluorescent marker called DsRed2 that glows red when viewed under certain filters.

This LMO is a commercial  product of Oxitec Ltd (UK) which incorporates a configuration of the RIDL system.
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.
Pectinophora gossypiella - Pink Bollworm
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Show detection method(s)
Characteristics of the transformation process
Techniques used for the modification
  • Microinjection
Genetic elements construct
OpIE2 Promoter
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DsRed2 Fluorescent Protein
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Transcription termination factor
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fs(1)K10 3' UTR
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Further details
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
  • Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Common use(s)
  • Biocontrol
Additional Information

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