Event Name: T25 x MON810

Event Code : ACS-ZMØØ3-2 x MON-ØØ81Ø-6
Trade Name: Liberty Link™ Yieldgard™ Maize

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Monsanto Company and Bayer CropScience

Method of Trait Introduction:
Conventional breeding - cross hybridization and selection involving transgenic donor(s)

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
pat (syn) synthetic form of pat gene derived from Streptomyces viridochromogenes strain Tu 494 phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
bla  * Escherichia coli beta lactamase enzyme detoxifies beta lactam antibiotics such as ampicillin
cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1Ab delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining

 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use

Last updated: November 6, 2013


Event Description

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Detection Methods

Last updated: May 6, 2013