Event Name: T120-7

Event Code : ACS-BVØØ1-3
Trade Name: Liberty Link™ sugarbeet

Crop: Beta vulgaris - Sugar Beet

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Developer:
Bayer CropScience (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

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
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
Feed
direct use or processing
Cultivation
domestic or non-domestic use
Canada      
Japan      
United States of America      

Last updated: November 11, 2012