Event Name: 676

Event Code : PH-ØØØ676-7
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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

Method of Trait Introduction:
Microparticle bombardment of plant cells or tissue

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Male sterility

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Pollination control system

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
pat Streptomyces viridochromogenes phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
dam Escherichia coli DNA adenine methylase enzyme confers male sterility by interfering with the production of functional anthers and pollen

 

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
United States of America      

L Last updated: August 10, 2012