MON-8746Ø-4 × MON-89Ø34-3 × MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Maize Modified for drought and glyphosate tolerance and resistance to Lepidoptera | BCH-LMO-SCBD-104680 | Living Modified Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Living Modified Organism (LMO)

Decisions on the LMO Risk Assessments  
last updated: 24 Jul 2013
Living Modified Organism identity
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Maize Modified for drought and glyphosate tolerance and resistance to Lepidoptera
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MON87460 x MON89034 x NK603
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MON-8746Ø-4 × MON-89Ø34-3 × MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
This stacked maize line contains genetic elements that were inherited via the traditional cross breeding of the parental lines MON87460, MON89034 and NK603. This line expresses the cspB, cry1A.105 and cry2Ab2 proteins. These proteins are to confer drought and glyphosate tolerance and resistance to Lepidoptera.
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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-43773-18 Living Modified Organism MON-89Ø34-3 - YieldGard™ VT Pro™
    Monsanto Company | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-14776-17 Living Modified Organism MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Roundup Ready™ maize
    Monsanto | Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-103066-6 Living Modified Organism MON-8746Ø-4 - Droughtgard™ Maize
    Resistance to antibiotics (Kanamycin, Neomycin), Tolerance to abiotic stress (Cold / Heat, Drought)
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  • MON-89Ø34-3 × MON-ØØ6Ø3-6 - Genuity® VT Double Pro™ Maize
    | Resistance to antibiotics (Kanamycin), Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)), Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
Characteristics of the modification process
PV-ZMAP595, PV-ZMIR245 and PV-ZMGT32
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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-100366-6 CaMV Enhanced 35S promoter | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100354-6 5' untranslated leader from chlorophyll a/b-binding protein | Triticum aestivum (Wheat)
    Leader sequence
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100355-6 Rice actin 1, intron | Oryza sativa (Rice, ORYSA)
    Intron
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-43771-9 Cry1A.105 | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100356-6 Heat shock protein 17.3 terminator | Triticum aestivum (Wheat)
    Terminator
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100287-7 CaMV 35S promoter | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100359-7 Hsp70 intron | Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Intron
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100269-8 Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator | Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Agrobacterium)
    Terminator
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-15001-5 Neomycin Phosphotransferase II | Escherichia coli (ECOLX)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to antibiotics (Kanamycin)
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100364-5 Rice actin 1 gene promoter | Oryza sativa (Rice, ORYSA)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100365-6 Chloroplast transit peptide 2 | Arabidopsis thaliana (Thale cress, Mouse-ear cress, Arabidopsis, ARATH)
    Transit signal
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-14979-7 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase gene | Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Agrobacterium)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100360-4 Transit peptide and first intron of Rubisco SSU | Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Transit signal
  • 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-103065-7 Cold shock protein gene | Bacillus subtilis (Bacillus, BACIU)
    Protein coding sequence | Tolerance to abiotic stress (Cold / Heat, Drought)
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-101507-5 FMV 34S promoter | Figwort mosaic virus (Figwort mottle virus, FMV, CMoVb)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-103067-9 Transcript 7 gene 3' untranslated region | Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Agrobacterium)
    Terminator
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-103069-3 loxP recombination site | Bacteriophage P1 (Phage P1)
    recombination site
DNA insert from MON87460 vector PV-ZMAP595
MON 87460 expresses cold shock protein B (CspB) from Bacillus subtilis and NptII from Tn5 of Escherichia coli. It was developed to provide reduced yield loss under water-limited conditions compared to conventional maize.

DNA insert from MON89034 vector PV-ZMIR245
Maize line MON89034 expresses two Bt-toxins encoded by the genes cry1A.105 and cry2Ab2 from Bacillus thuringiensis that confer resistance against certain lepidopteran pests such as fall armyworm (Spodoptera sp.), black cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon), european corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) and the corn earworm (Helicoverpa zea).

DNA insert from NK603 vector PV-ZMGT32
NK603 contains a form of the plant enzyme 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) that allows the plant to survive the otherwise lethal application of glyphosate.

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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  • Food
  • Feed
Detection method(s)
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Additional Information
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