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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2006-06-12 09:55 UTC (kirsty.mclean.consultant@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2014-02-27 14:50 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2014-02-27 14:50 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Vegetative insecticidal protein 3A
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 subsp. kumamotoensis strain AB88
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Vegetative insecticidal protein 3A
Biological function
The vip3A gene codes for a vegetative insecticidal protein which confers tolerance to lepidopteran insect pests such as the cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa zea), tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens), pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella), fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), beet armyworm (Spodoptera exigua), soybean looper (Pseudoplusia includens), cabbage looper (Trichoplusia ni), and cotton leaf perforator (Bucculatrix thurberiella).
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology

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