Permission IG 05-120

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Characterization of genes involved in DNA transport in Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Section 1: mentioned in the text are

"Regeling" document describing legislation in relation to working with GMO's
"GGO" genetically modified organism
"appendix 1" list of non-pathogenic organisms
"appendix 2.1.1" list of vectors
"appendix 4" rules for working at ML-I and ML-II levels

The "Regeling" including the appendices can be viewed or downloaded in pdf format from the VROM site. Follow the link "Documenten" and then "Regelgeving". In the table select "Intergrale versie Regeling en Besluit oktober 2004". The latest update of appendix 2.1.1. can be viewed separately at the same site by selecting "Actuele vectorenlijst".

Section 2: allowed activities

2.1. Cloning in and activities with Neisseria gonorrhoeae

host Neisseria gonorrhoeae;
vectors pIDN1 and pKH37 and derivatives of these with changed restriction sites, regulatory sequences, and added marker and reporter genes
donor sequences cDNA of genes coding for proteins involved in DNA/protein transport in Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
containment level ML-II according to appendix

2.2. Activities are restricited to the Laboratory of Microbiology, University of Groningen, Kerklaan 30, Haren

Section 3: collaborators

All collaborators involved in the activities mentioned in section 2 must be informed about this permission and its contents before they can start their activities