Event Name: MS3

Event Code : ACS-ZMØØ1-9
Trade Name: InVigor™ Maize

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Bayer CropScience (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Male sterility , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularPollination 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
barnase Bacillus amyloliquefaciens barnase ribonuclease (RNAse) enzyme causes male sterility by interfering with RNA production in the tapetum cells of the anther
bla  * Escherichia coli beta lactamase enzyme detoxifies beta lactam antibiotics such as ampicillin

 * : 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
United States of America      

L Last updated: August 10, 2012