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Modified Organism
MON-887Ø1-3 - Dicamba and Glufosinate Tolerant Cotton
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2014-06-11 15:32 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2017-02-13 17:45 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2017-02-13 17:45 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Living Modified Organism identity
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LMO name
Dicamba and Glufosinate Tolerant Cotton
Transformation event
MON 88701
Unique identifier
800 North Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO
United States of America, 63167
Phone:+ 1 314 694-1000
Fax:+1 314 694-3080
Cotton modified with the insertion of transformation cassette containing the Dicamba monooxygenase (DMO) gene and Bialaphos resistance (BAR) gene to confer resistance to the herbicides Dicamba and Glufosinate respectively.
Recipient Organism or Parental Organisms
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.
Gossypium hirsutum - Cotton
Point of collection or acquisition of the recipient organism
Cotton Variety Coker 130
Related LMOs
Cotton transformation events tolerant to the herbicides Dicamba and Glufosinate
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Characteristics of the transformation process
Techniques used for the modification
  • Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Genetic elements construct
PC1SV Promoter
0.43 Kb
TEV 5' Untranslated Region
0.13 Kb
Chloroplast transit peptide 2
0.23 Kb
Dicamba monooxygenase gene
1.02 Kb
E6 gene terminator
0.31 Kb
CaMV 35S promoter
0.61 Kb
HSP 70 5' untranslated leader sequence
0.10 Kb
Phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase gene
0.55 Kb
Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
0.25 Kb
Further details
Notes regarding the genetic elements introduced or modified in this LMO
Southern Blot and sequence analysis indicated that the transformation cassette was inserted into the MON88701 genome at a single intact locus containing all the genetic elements. There was no detection of vector backbone sequences.
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
  • Resistance to Dicamba
Common use(s)
  • Food
  • Feed
  • Fiber/textile
Additional Information

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Organization2 records
Risk Assessment9 records