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Living Modified Organism (LMO)
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Potato modified for increased starch contentEN
- Organization: Instituto de Agrobiotecnología () | BCH-CON-SCBD-109372-1Instituto de Agrobiotecnología ()Academic or research instituteCampus de Arrosadía Mutilva BajaNavarra, 31192
, SpainPhone: + 948 168000 ·,Fax: + 948 232191,Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,Website: http://www.agrobiotecnologia.es,
Potato was genetically modified to over express the glucose-6-phosphate translocator leading to an increase in starch content in potato tubers.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-109371-1 Glucose 6 Phosphate Translocator coding sequence | Solanum tuberosum (Potato, SOLTU)Protein coding sequence | Changes in quality and/or metabolite content (Carbohydrates)
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)