59122 x NK603 | GM Approval Database- ISAAA.org

Event Name: 59122 x NK603

Event Code : DAS-59122-7 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
Trade Name: Herculex™ RW Roundup Ready™ 2

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
DuPont (Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.)

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

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Glyphosate herbicide tolerance , Coleopteran insect resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cp4 epsps (aroA:CP4) Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain CP4 herbicide tolerant form of 5-enolpyruvulshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme decreases binding affinity for glyphosate, thereby conferring increased tolerance to glyphosate herbicide
cry34Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1 Cry34Ab1 delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining
cry35Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1 Cry35Ab1 delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining
pat Streptomyces viridochromogenes phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation

 

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

Country Food
direct use or processing
Feed
direct use or processing
Cultivation
domestic or non-domestic use
Canada      
European Union      
Japan      
Mexico      
Philippines      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
Turkey      
expires 2019
expires 2019
renewal 2012
renewal 2012
expires 2016

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Last updated: April 25, 2014