Maize modified for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance | BCH-LMO-SCBD-109365 | Living Modified Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Living Modified Organism (LMO)

Decisions on the LMO Risk Assessments  
last updated: 24 Nov 2015
Living Modified Organism identity
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Maize modified for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance
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Six transformation events: 10600, 10602, 10607, 10608, 10672, 10675
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Maize was genetically modified for resistant to lepidopteran insects and glyphosate-tolerance.

The modification introduced the coding sequences of Cry9E, Vip3 homologue and Cry1Ac from Bacillus thuringiensis to confer resistance to lepidopteran insects, and the EPSPS gene from Arthtrobacter globiformis to confer tolerance to glyphosate herbicide.
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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.
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Characteristics of the modification process
pAG6573
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  • 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-101941-3 Ubiquitin gene promoter | Saccharum sp. (Sugar cane)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-109361-1 Cry9E | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-14990-5 Vegetative insecticidal protein 3A | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-14986-6 Cry1Ac | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-109363-1 Chloroplast transit peptide | Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (CHLRE)
    Transit signal
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-101942-3 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase | Arthrobacter globiformis (Arthrobacter)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100287-7 CaMV 35S promoter | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)
    Promoter
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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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