Event Name: MZHG0JG

Event Code : SYN-ØØØJG-2
Trade Name: n/a

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Syngenta

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Glyphosate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
2mepsps Zea mays 5-enolpyruvyl shikimate-3-phosphate synthase enzyme (double mutant version) decreases binding affinity for glyphosate, thereby increasing tolerance to glyphosate herbicide
pat Streptomyces viridochromogenes phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation

 

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      
Malaysia      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
United States of America      

Last updated: August 9, 2018