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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2006-06-12 09:27 UTC (kirsty.mclean.consultant@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2021-02-16 20:02 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2021-02-16 20:02 UTC (austein.mcloughlin@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Alternate Genetic Element Name (synonyms)
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Bacillus thuringiensis - Bt, Bacillus, BACTU
Donor organism point of collection
Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki strain HD73.
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Cry1Ac delta-endotoxin
Biological function
The cry1Ac gene codes for a Bt-toxin, which confers resistance to lepidopteran pests of cotton, such as tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens), cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa zea), pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella), and soybean looper (Pseudoplusia includens).
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology
Additional Information
Other relevant website address or attached documents

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