Event Name: RF1 (B93-101)

Event Code : ACS-BNØØ1-4
Trade Name: InVigor™ Canola

Crop: Brassica napus - Argentine Canola, Canola, Oilseed rape, Rapeseed, Turnip

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Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Fertility restoration , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Pollination control system

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
bar Streptomyces hygroscopicus phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
barstar Bacillus amyloliquefaciens barnase ribonuclease inhibitor restores fertility by repressing the inhibitory effect of barnase on tapetum cells of the anther
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection

 * : 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
European Union      
New Zealand      
United States of America      
renewed 2009; expires 2012
renewed 2009; expires 2012
expired 2007; authorization no longer valid; no application for renewal
expired 2006; authorization no longer valid; no application for renewal

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Last updated: November 27, 2013