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Date of creation
2012-02-28 15:13 UTC (mwach@ilsi.org)
Date of last update
2012-05-25 18:50 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-06-01 19:14 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

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A Review of the Environmental Safety of the CP4 EPSPS Protein
Center for Environmental Risk Assessment, ILSI Research Foundation
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Center for Environmental Risk Assessment (CERA)
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Summary, abstract or table of contents
This document provides a comprehensive review of information and data relevant to the environmental risk assessment of the protein 5 enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase isolated from Agrobacterium sp. strain CP4 (CP4 EPSPS) and presents a summary statement about the environmental safety of this protein.  All sources of information reviewed herein were publically available and included: dossiers presented to regulatory authorities; decision summaries prepared by regulatory authorities; peer reviewed literature; and product summaries prepared by product developers.
Thematic areas
  • LMO use and transboundary movement
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Information on Organisms or LMOs
Gene(s) identification
5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase gene - Agrobacterium tumefaciens - Agrobacterium
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Article (journal / magazine / newspaper)
Publisher and its location
ILSI Research Foundation
Washington, DC
Copyright © ILSI Research Foundation 2010
Keywords and any other relevant information
CP4 EPSPS, glyphosate, herbicide tolerant, genetically engineered, environmental risk assessment