Event Name: Bt11 x MIR604 x GA21

Event Code : SYN-BTØ11-1 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5 x MON-ØØØ21-9
Trade Name: Agrisure™ 3000GT

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Syngenta

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 , Lepidopteran insect resistance , Mannose metabolism

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
mcry3A synthetic form of cry3A gene from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis modified Cry3A delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm pests by selectively damaging their midgut lining
pmi  * Escherichia coli Phosphomannose Isomerase (PMI) enzyme metabolizes mannose and allows positive selection for recovery of transformed plants
mepsps Zea mays modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme confers tolerance to glyphosate herbicides


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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
Canada      
Colombia      
European Union      
Japan      
Mexico      
Philippines      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
expires 2021
expires 2021
renewal 2012
renewal 2012
expires 2014

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Last updated: February 4, 2015