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last updated: 12 Sep 2016
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Hybrid Aspen, female, modified for an altered morphology
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Esch5: E14-4, E14-18
Aspen was modified with the insertion of the rolC gene, from Agrobacterium rhizogenes, which gives rise to hairy root disease in dicotyledonous plants. It produces a cytokinin-beta-glucosidase which can influence a number of developmental processes by altering the hormone balance.

In the transgenic plants rolC is expressed only in the leaves under the control of the light-inducible rbcS promoter from solanum tuberosum. As a result of the genetic modification light green leaves are formed.
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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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  • Hybrid Aspen, female, modified for an altered morphology and reduced growth
    | BFH | Changes in physiology and/or production (Growth rate), Changes in quality and/or metabolite content (Pigmentation / Coloration), Resistance to antibiotics (Kanamycin)
  • Aspen, female, modified for modified for an altered morphology and reduced growth
    | BFH | Changes in physiology and/or production (Growth rate), Changes in quality and/or metabolite content (Pigmentation / Coloration), Resistance to antibiotics (Kanamycin)
  • Aspen, male, modified for modified for an altered morphology and reduced growth.
    | BFH | Changes in physiology and/or production (Growth rate), Changes in quality and/or metabolite content (Pigmentation / Coloration), Resistance to antibiotics (Kanamycin)
Characteristics of the modification process
pPCV002-rbcS-rolC
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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.
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LMO characteristics
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  • Research
Detection method(s)
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