Event Name: GU262

Event Code : ACS-GMØØ3-1
Trade Name: Liberty Link™ soybean

Crop: Glycine max L. - Soybean

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Bayer CropScience (including fully and partly owned companies)

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

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularHerbicide Tolerance

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
bla  * Escherichia coli beta lactamase enzyme detoxifies beta lactam antibiotics such as ampicillin

 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
United States of America      

Last updated: August 27, 2012


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Last updated: May 6, 2013