Project Information

Reference Number 20040189
Project Title Transformation of Papaya with gene constructs containing two gene inserts, ACC synthase and papaya ringspot virus (PRSV)-coat protein genes, using (a) particle inflow device or gene gun and (b) Agrobacterium tumefaciens delivery systems (under the NCBP-ap
Project Type Contained Use
Status Terminated
Name of Institution Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), UPLB College, Laguna
Cooperating Institution University of Queensland, Australia;
Supervising IBC UPLB-IBC
Project Leader(s) Evelyn Mae T. Mendoza, Professor
Experimental Facility/Site IPB-UPLB, Laguna, Philippines
Purpose / Objectives To ensure and facilitate the progress of the project, delivery by both particle bombardment and A. tumefaciens will be utilized.
Biosafety measures 1. Containment capabilities
2. Sterilization Procedures
3. Personnel awareness of biosafety procedures
4. Labeling/ designation of “risk” areas
5. Decontamination facilities
6. “Biosafetiness” of equipment
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 2004-09-16
Date of Approval 2004-10-14


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials none
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