Project Information

Reference Number 20080235
Project Title Cloning of the Cry1Ab Cadherin Receptor Gene for Detection of Bt Corn Resistance in Asian Corn Borer Ostrinia furnacalis Guenee
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 N/A
Supervising IBC UP Los Baños-IBC
Project Leader(s) Dr. Edwin P. Alcantara
Experimental Facility/Site Microbial Control Laboratory, Environment Laboratory and Microbial Genetics Laboratory of the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH), UP Los Baños, College, Laguna
Purpose / Objectives •To clone the Ostrinia furnacalis cadherin receptor gene

•To develop a molecular probe (detection kit) from the cloned cadherin gene for detection of O. furnacalis resistance development in Bt corn
Biosafety measures N/A
Conditions for Approval N/A
Date Received 2008-10-16
Date of Approval 2008-10-25


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials Commercially available E. coli (TOP10 competent cells from Invitrogen)
Source N/A
Subject BIOTECH Biosafety Committee’s endorsement of the proposal for NCBP approval.
Requesting Party Dr. Severina Exconde, Head, BIOTECH Biosafety Committee
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation.