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Modified Organism
CIE-ADBB6-5 - Bitter orange modified to express human defensin
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2015-10-14 17:49 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2015-10-14 17:49 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Bitter orange modified to express human defensin
Transformation event
Unique identifier
Ms Beatriz Xoconostle-Cazares
Biotecnologia y bioingenieria
Centro de investigacion y de estudios avanzados del instituto politecnico nacional (CINVESTAV IPN)
Av. Instituto politecnico nacional 2508,  col san pedro zacatenco
Mexico City, DF
Mexico, 07360
Bitter orange modified with the insertion of the anti-microbial human defensin gene.
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.
Citrus aurantium - Sour orange, Bitter orange, Seville orange, CITAR
Characteristics of the transformation process
Techniques used for the modification
  • Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Genetic elements construct
CaMV 35S promoter
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Defensin coding sequence
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Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
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Further details
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Food
  • Ornamental

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