Event Name: C-5

Event Code : ARS-PLMC5-6
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Prunus domestica - Plum

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United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Viral disease resistance , Antibiotic resistance , Visual marker

Commercial Trait:
(SingularDisease Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
ppv_cp Plum pox virus (PPV) coat protein of plum pox virus (PPV) confers resistance to plum pox virus (PPV) through "pathogen-derived resistance" mechanism
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection
uidA  * Escherichia coli beta-D-glucuronidase¬†(GUS) enzyme produces blue stain on treated transformed tissue, which allows visual selection

 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
United States      

Last updated: August 10, 2012


Event Description

Regulatory and Biosafety Information

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Last updated: May 6, 2013