Bt10 | GM Approval Database- ISAAA.org

Event Name: Bt10

Event Code : not available
Trade Name: Bt10

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Syngenta

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

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
cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1Ab delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
pat Streptomyces viridochromogenes 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


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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
South Korea      

L Last updated: August 10, 2012