Project Information

Reference Number 20020159
Project Title Development of Transgenic Papaya with Delayed Ripening Characteristics Containing the Antisense ACC Oxidase Gene Via Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation
Project Type Contained Use (Laboratory)
Status Ongoing
Name of Institution Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), UPLB College, Laguna
Cooperating Institution none
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Pablito Magdalita
Experimental Facility/Site IPB-UPLB, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To develop a transgenic papaya with delayed ripening characteristic using the ACC oxidase gene.
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capability of laboratory
2. Sterilization procedures
3. Personnel awareness of biosafety procedures
4. Labeling/designation of “risk” areas
5. “Biosafetiness” of equipment
Conditions for Approval The strain of Agrobacterium that will be used in the transformation is non-pathogenic (not tumor-inducing) as ascertained in the letter of the Project Leader.
Date Received 2002-08-15
Date of Approval 2002-10-18


Regulated Materials

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Source N/A
Subject Request of Dr. Marina Natural for proposal endorsement
Requesting Party Dr. Marina Natural, Chairman, UPLB-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation