IFD-264Ø7-2 - Moonvelvet carnation | BCH-LMO-SCBD-104609 | Living Modified Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Living Modified Organism (LMO)

Decisions on the LMO Risk Assessments  
published: 14 Jan 2013 last updated: 28 Aug 2014
Living Modified Organism identity
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Moonvelvet carnation
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IFD-264Ø7-2
Moonvelvet is a flower colour modified carnation variety produced through introduction of the anthocyanin biosynthetic gene flavonoid 3',5'hydroxylase (F3'5'H) from Petunia hybrida to result in a violet/mauve colouration and the cytb5 gene to enhance the activity of flavonoid 3',5'-hydroxylase. A variant form of acetohydroxy acid/ acetolactate synthase (ALS) from Nicotiana tabacum was used as a selectable marker to confer tolerance to sulfonylurea herbicide.

Flowers of the transgenic plant produce delphinidin-related anthocyanins, not found in nature in carnation.
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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.
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Characteristics of the modification process
pCGP 2355
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  • Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
The T-DNA is present at one integration locus and contains one copy of each T-DNA component as determined by Southern blot analysis
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LMO characteristics
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  • Ornamental
Detection method(s)
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Additional Information
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