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Reference Number 20010145
Project Title Production of Transgenic Banana Expressing the Salmonella typhi Genes Encoding Flagellar Antigens
Project Type Contained Use
Status Ongoing
Name of Institution National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH),University of the Philippines Los Banos, College, Laguna,049-536-2721; 536-2724
Cooperating Institution Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology for Health (IMBBH);
Institute of Plant Breeding(IPB), UPLB;
National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH-UPLB);
National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MBB), University of the Philippines Diliman;
University of the Philippines Manila;
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Mary Ann Tavanlar
Experimental Facility/Site (BIOTECH, UPD, IRRI) Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To produce transgenic bananas bearing bacterial genes encoding antigens important to protective immunity, for use as oral, edible vaccines.
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capabilities
2. Sterilization procedures
3. Personnel awareness of biosafety procedures
4. Labeling/designation of “risk” areas
5. Decontamination facilities
Conditions for Approval Request pending clarification and submission of additional information:

1. Provide the Committee with the technical description of the plasmids that will be imported from Australia.

2. The difference between the plasmids to be imported from the set of plasmids that was previously approved by the NCBP.
Date Received 2001-04-30
Date of Approval 2002-04-24

 


Regulated Materials


Regulated Materials a complete set of plasmids
Source CAMBIA, Australia
Subject Endorsement of Dr. Elma Llaguno for permit to import a complete set of plasmids.
Requesting Party Dr. Elma Llaguno, Chairman, UP Diliman IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for Implementation.

For issuance of permit to import a complete set of plasmids by the Plant Quarantine Services, Bureau of Plant Industry.