Event Name: 98140

Event Code : DP-Ø9814Ø-6
Trade Name: Optimum™ GAT™

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Glyphosate herbicide tolerance , Sulfonylurea herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
zm-hra Zea mays herbicide tolerant acetolactase synthase (als) enzyme confers tolerance to acetolactate synthase-inhibiting herbicides such as sulfonylurea and imidazolinone
gat4621 Bacillus licheniformis glyphosate N-acetyltransferase enzyme catalyzes the inactivation of glyphosate, conferring tolerance to glyphosate herbicides

 

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
Argentina      
Australia      
Canada      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
South Korea      
United States of America      

Last updated: June 14, 2013