DBT418 | GM Approval Database- ISAAA.org

Event Name: DBT418

Event Code : DKB-89614-9
Trade Name: Bt Xtra™ Maize

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

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

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
cry1Ac Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. Kurstaki strain HD73 Cry1Ac delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
bar Streptomyces hygroscopicus phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
pinII Solanum tuberosum protease inhibitor protein enhances defense against insect predators by reducing the digestibility and nutritional quality of the leaves
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
Australia      
Canada      
Japan      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
United States of America      
unrenewed/discontinued product
unrenewed/discontinued product
expired 2008/discontinued product

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Last updated: April 25, 2014