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Modified Organism
BGH-00827-7 - Rice modified for insect resistance
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2015-10-13 05:46 UTC (ibch@nigeb.ac.ir)
Date of last update
2017-06-09 13:03 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2017-06-09 13:03 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Rice modified for insect resistance
Transformation event
Unique identifier
Prof. Behzad Ghareyazie
Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran ((ABRII))
Shaid Fahmideh Blv.,
Karaj, Alborz
Iran (Islamic Republic of), 31535-1897
This modified rice contains the insecticidal cry1Ab gene which imparts resistance against Lepidoptera.
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
Point of collection or acquisition of the recipient organism
Tarom Molaii line B827
Characteristics of the transformation process
pCIB4421 and pHygII
Techniques used for the modification
  • Biolistic / Particle gun
Introduced or modified genetic elements
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
Cry1Ab - Bacillus thuringiensis - Bt, Bacillus, BACTU
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Hygromycin B phosphotransferase gene - Escherichia coli - ECOLX
Resistance to antibiotics - Hygromycin
Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase gene promoter - Zea mays - Maize, Corn, MAIZE
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Food

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