Event Name: MON87705

Event Code : MON-877Ø5-6
Trade Name: Vistive Gold™

Crop: Glycine max L. - Soybean

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

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Glyphosate herbicide tolerance , Modified oil/fatty acid

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Modified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
fatb1-A (sense and antisense segments) Glycine max no functional enzyme is produced (production of FATB enzymes or acyl-acyl carrier protein thioesterases is suppressed by RNA interference) decreases the transport of saturated fatty acids out of the plastid, thereby increasing their availability to desaturation to 18:1 oleic acid; reduces the levels of saturated fatty acids and increases the levels of 18:1 oleic acid
fad2-1A (sense and antisense) Glycine max no functional enzyme is produced (production of delta-12 desaturase enzyme is suppressed by RNA interference) reduces desaturation of 18:1 oleic acid to 18:2 linoleic acid; increases the levels of monounsaturated oleic acid and decreases the levels of saturated linoleic acid in the seed
cp4 epsps (aroA:CP4) Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain CP4 herbicide tolerant form of 5-enolpyruvulshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme decreases binding affinity for glyphosate, thereby conferring increased tolerance to glyphosate herbicide

 

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      
Colombia      
European Union      
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Philippines      
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South Korea      
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Turkey      
United States of America      
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Last updated: October 23, 2017