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Modified Organism
Potato modified for earlier and enhanced flower formation
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2017-01-09 08:20 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of publication
2017-01-10 21:15 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

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LMO name
Potato modified for earlier and enhanced flower formation
Transformation event
35S-mCS-Hyg-2, 35S-mCS-Hyg-10, 35S-mCS-Hyg-59, 35S-mCS-Hyg-61
Bayer CropScience
Bayer CropScience Deutschland GmbH
Bayer CropScience AG
Alfred-Nobel-Str. 50
40789 Monheim am Rhein
Monheim am Rhein
Germany, 40789
Phone:+49 21 73 - 38-0
Url:Bayer CropScience
Potato plant was modified with the insertion of a consitutively expressed citrate synthase from Saccharomyces cerevisiae, that was N-terminally fused to the chloroplast transit sequence of the matrix processing peptidase from Solanum tuberosum.

The modification is expected to lead to an increase in the efficiency of the first strep of the tricarboxylic acid cycle and thus indirectly enhancing the cellular energy production with the view to exhibiting earlier and enhanced flower formation
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.
Solanum tuberosum - Potato, SOLTU
Characteristics of the transformation process
Techniques used for the modification
  • Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transfer
Genetic elements construct
CaMV 35S promoter
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Matrix processing peptidase transit peptide
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Citrate synthase gene
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Octopine Synthase Gene Terminator
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Nopaline Synthase Gene Promoter
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Hygromycin B phosphotransferase gene
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Nopaline Synthase Gene Terminator
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Further details
LMO characteristics
Modified traits
Common use(s)
  • Research
Additional Information
Additional Information
This deliberate release was proposed by Hoechst Schering AgrEvo GmbH.

AgrEvo GmbH, a company owned by Hoechst AG and Schering AG, merged with Rhône-Poulenc to become Aventis CropScience in 1999.  This then merged with Bayer to become Bayer CropScience in 2001.

Therefore, Bayer CropScience is the contact point for questions regarding this deliberate release.

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