Potato modified for a tolerance against bacterial pathogens | BCH-LMO-SCBD-111611 | Living Modified Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Living Modified Organism (LMO)

Decisions on the LMO Risk Assessments  
last updated: 30 Jan 2017
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Potato modified for a tolerance against bacterial pathogens
DL10, DL11, DL12, DL13
The genetically modified potato expresses the lysozyme gene of bacteriophage T4 that is fused to the alpha-amylase endoplasmic reticulum signal peptide of Hordeum vulgare at the 5' end.

T4 lysozyme is a bactericidal enzyme which causes bacterial cell wall lysis. As a result of the genetic modification the potatoes are expected to have an increased tolerance to bacterial pathogens.
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.
Characteristics of the modification process
pSR 8-40
  • Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
LMO characteristics
  • Research
Detection method(s)
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