Event Name: FAD2KO

Event Code : not available
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Glycine max L. - Soybean

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Calyxt Inc.

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait :
Modified oil/fatty acid

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
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
fad2-1B Glycine max


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      

Last updated: April 16, 2019


Regulatory and Biosafety Information

Last updated: January 12, 2013