Event Name: A5547-35

Event Code : ACS-GMØØ8-6
Trade Name:
Liberty Link® soybean

Crop: Glycine max L. - Soybean

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

Method of Trait Introduction: Microparticle bombardment of plant cells or tissue

GM Trait: Glufosinate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait: (SingularHerbicide Tolerance (HT)


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


Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
South Africa      
United States      

Last updated: August 7, 2014


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