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Living Modified Organism (LMO)
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Bitter orange modified to express human defensinEN
- Person: Ms Beatriz Xoconostle-Cazares | BCH-CON-SCBD-108928-2Ms Beatriz Xoconostle-CazaresProfessor, Biotecnologia y bioingenieriaAv. Instituto politecnico nacional 2508, col san pedro zacatencoMexico City, DF
07360, MexicoPhone: +52-55-57473318,Fax:Website: http://www.cinvestav.mx,Centro de investigacion y de estudios avanzados del instituto politecnico nacional (CINVESTAV IPN)Academic or research instituteAv. Instituto politecnico nacional 2508, col san pedro zacatencoMexico City, DF
07360, MexicoPhone: +52-55-57473318,Fax:Website: http://www.cinvestav.mx,
Bitter orange modified with the insertion of the anti-microbial human defensin gene.EN
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.
- Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
BCH-GENE-SCBD-100287-7 CaMV 35S promoter | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)Promoter
BCH-GENE-SCBD-108927-1 Defensin coding sequence | Homo sapiens (HUMAN)Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Bacteria, Fungi)
BCH-GENE-SCBD-100269-8 Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator | Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Agrobacterium)Terminator