SYN-BTØ11-1 × SYN-IR162-4 × MON-ØØØ21-9 - Agrisure® Viptera™ 3110 Maize | BCH-LMO-SCBD-101251 | Living Modified Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Living Modified Organism (LMO)

Decisions on the LMO Risk Assessments  
last updated: 20 Feb 2018
Living Modified Organism identity
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Agrisure® Viptera™ 3110 Maize
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Bt11 x MIR162 x GA21
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SYN-BTØ11-1 × SYN-IR162-4 × MON-ØØØ21-9
The stacked maize line SYN-BTØ11-1 x SYN-IR162-4 x MON-ØØØ21-9 was obtained through the traditional cross breading of each of the parental organisms to produce a maize that expresses each of Cry1Ab, PAT, Vip3Aa, EPSPS and PMI genes. The expression of these genes are expected to confer resistance to Lepidoptera and Coleoptera, and tolerant to glufosinate herbicide and glyphosate herbicide and allows the LMO to use mannose as a carbon source.
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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.
  • BCH-ORGA-SCBD-246-6 Organism Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Crops
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-14797-15 Living Modified Organism SYN-BTØ11-1 - YieldGard™ maize
    Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis)), Resistance to herbicides (Glufosinate)
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-100885-13 Living Modified Organism SYN-IR162-4 - Agrisure™ Viptera maize
    Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-14794-18 Living Modified Organism MON-ØØØ21-9 - Roundup Ready™ maize
    Monsanto | Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
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Characteristics of the modification process
pZO1502, pNOV1300 and pDPG434
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  • Cross breeding
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-14988-7 Cry2Ab2 | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100887-5 Vegetative insecticidal protein 3Aa20 | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-15002-4 Phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase gene | Streptomyces viridochromogenes (STRVR)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to herbicides (Glufosinate)
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100269-8 Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator | Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Agrobacterium)
    Terminator
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-14985-12 Cry1Ab | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-15003-7 Phosphomannose Isomerase gene | Escherichia coli (ECOLX)
    Protein coding sequence | Mannose tolerance,Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100362-7 Ubiquitin gene promoter | Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100290-6 CaMV 35S terminator | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)
    Terminator
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100364-5 Rice actin 1 gene promoter | Oryza sativa (Rice, ORYSA)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100355-6 Rice actin 1, intron | Oryza sativa (Rice, ORYSA)
    Intron
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-101419-4 Optimized Transit Peptide
    Transit signal
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100287-7 CaMV 35S promoter | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-103625-3 Alcohol dehydrogenase 1, intron 6 | Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Intron
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-103867-2 Alcohol dehydrogenase 1, intron 2 | Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Intron
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-101406-4 Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase, intron 9 | Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Intron
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-46333-8 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase | Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
DNA insert from GA21, vector pDPG434:
The GA21 line of maize was genetically engineered, by particle acceleration (biolistic) transformation, to be tolerant of glyphosate-containing herbicides.

DNA insert from Bt 11 vector pZO1502
Maize produced by inserting the cry1Ab gene from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki to confer resistance to the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis), and the phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) encoding gene from Streptomyces viridochromogenes to confer tolerance to phosphinothricin (PPT) herbicide, specifically glufosinate ammonium.

DNA insert from MIR162 vector pNOV1300
MIR162 maize is transformed with vip3Aa20 gene which encodes the Vip3Aa20 protein that confers resistance against lepidopteran insect pests  i it also contains the manA gene from Escherichia coli, which encodes the selectable marker, phosphomannose isomerase (PMI).

For additional information on this LMO, please refer to the records of the parental LMOs.
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LMO characteristics
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