DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 × MON-88Ø17-3 - Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize | BCH-LMO-SCBD-109703 | Living Modified Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Living Modified Organism (LMO)

Decisions on the LMO Risk Assessments  
published: 08 Feb 2016 last updated: 10 Feb 2016
Living Modified Organism identity
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Insect resistant, herbicide tolerant maize
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TC1507 x MON88017
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DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 × MON-88Ø17-3
The stacked maize line MON-89Ø34-3 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-88Ø17-3 x DAS-59122-7 x DAS-4Ø278-9 was obtained through the traditional cross breading of each of the parental organisms to produce a maize that expresses each of Cry1F, PAT, EPSPS and Cry3Bb1. The expression of these genes are expected to confer resistance to Lepidoptera and Coleoptera, and tolerance to glufosinate herbicide and 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.
  • BCH-ORGA-SCBD-246-6 Organism Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Crops
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-14841-13 Living Modified Organism DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 - Herculex™ I maize
    Dow AgroSciences, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)), Resistance to herbicides (Glufosinate)
  • BCH-LMO-SCBD-15106-10 Living Modified Organism MON-88Ø17-3 - YieldGard™ VT™ Rootworm/RR2™ Maize
    Monsanto | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Coleoptera (beetles)), Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
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Characteristics of the modification process
PV-ZMIR39 and PHI8999A
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  • Cross breeding
Some of these genetic elements may be present as fragments or truncated forms. Please see notes below, where applicable.
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100366-6 CaMV Enhanced 35S promoter | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100354-6 5' untranslated leader from chlorophyll a/b-binding protein | Triticum aestivum (Wheat)
    Leader sequence
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100355-6 Rice actin 1, intron | Oryza sativa (Rice, ORYSA)
    Intron
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-14993-5 Cry3Bb1 | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Coleoptera (beetles))
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100356-6 Heat shock protein 17.3 terminator | Triticum aestivum (Wheat)
    Terminator
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100364-5 Rice actin 1 gene promoter | Oryza sativa (Rice, ORYSA)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100365-6 Chloroplast transit peptide 2 | Arabidopsis thaliana (Thale cress, Mouse-ear cress, Arabidopsis, ARATH)
    Transit signal
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-14979-7 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase gene | Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Agrobacterium)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to herbicides (Glyphosate)
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100269-8 Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator | Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Agrobacterium)
    Terminator
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100287-7 CaMV 35S promoter | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)
    Promoter
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-15002-4 Phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase gene | Streptomyces viridochromogenes (STRVR)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to herbicides (Glufosinate)
  • BCH-GENE-SCBD-100290-6 CaMV 35S terminator | Cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV)
    Terminator
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    BCH-GENE-SCBD-100362-7 Ubiquitin gene promoter | Zea mays (Maize, Corn, MAIZE)
    Promoter
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    BCH-GENE-SCBD-14987-8 Cry1F | Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt, Bacillus, BACTU)
    Protein coding sequence | Resistance to diseases and pests (Insects, Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths))
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    BCH-GENE-SCBD-100363-5 ORF25 PolyA Terminator sequence | Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Agrobacterium)
    Terminator
DNA insert from TC1507 vector PHI8999A
The TC1507 line contained the Cry1F and PAT coding sequences and regulatory elements. The Cry1F gene produces insecticidal crystal protein that confers resistance against lepidopteran pests and the PAT gene produces Phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase which confers tolerance to the glufosinate herbicide.

DNA insert from MON88017 vector PV-ZMIR39
MON88017 expresses the cry3Bb1 gene encoding a Coleopteran-specific insecticidal protein to control infestation with corn root worm, and the cp4 epsps gene.

For additional information on this LMO, please refer to the records of the parental LMOs.
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LMO characteristics
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  • Food
  • Feed
Additional Information
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