Maize modified for biofortification | BCH-LMO-SCBD-109222 | Living Modified Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Living Modified Organism (LMO)

Decisions on the LMO Risk Assessments  
last updated: 10 Nov 2015
Living Modified Organism identity
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Maize modified for biofortification
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L1 (Carolight)
  • - Person: Paul Christou | BCH-CON-SCBD-109221-2
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    Paul Christou
    , Departament de Produccio Vegetal i Ciencia Forestal
    Lleida,
    , Spain
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    Related Organization
    Universitat de Lleida ()
    Academic or research institute
    Lleida,
    , Spain
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Transgenic corn was modified to increase the levels beta-carotene, ascorbate, and folate, specifically in the endosperm, through the simultaneous modification of 3 separate metabolic pathways.
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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.
Cultivar:M73W
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Characteristics of the modification process
p326 and pHor-P
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  • Biolistic / Particle gun
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
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LMO characteristics
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  • Food
Detection method(s)
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Additional Information
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Country's Decision or any other Communication Living modified organism(s) 4
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