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Reference Number 20050192
Project Title Improving rice tolerance to tungro disease through over-expression of rice originated transcription factors RF2a or RF2b
Project Type Contained Use (Screenhouse)
Status Completed
Name of Institution Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice),Maligaya, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija,(044) 456-0426/0415 ext. 259
Cooperating Institution Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (DDPSC), St. Louie, Missouri
Supervising IBC PhilRice-IBC
Project Leader(s) Antonio A. Alfonso, Supervising Science Research Specialist
Experimental Facility/Site PhilRice CL2 screenhouse and Genetic Transformation Lab
Purpose / Objectives To evaluate the potential involvement of the rice bZIP transcription factor RF2a and RF2b in rice tungro development and to improve rice tungro disease-tolerance through over-expression of such factor.
Biosafety measures N/A
Conditions for Approval NCBP clearance of the PhilRice CL2 screenhouse and Genetic Transformation Lab
Date Received 2005-04-11
Date of Approval 2005-04-26

 


Regulated Materials


Regulated Materials 4 transgenic lines: RaMT1 and RaMT3 with enhanced RF2a and RbMT6 and RbMT9 with enhanced expression of RF2b
Source Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (DDPSC), St. Louie, Missouri
Subject Request for review and approval of the NCBP
Requesting Party Dr. Evelyn Gergon, Chair, PhilRice-IBC
Action of NCBP Approved