Event Name: LLRICE06

Event Code : ACS-OSØØ1-4
Trade Name:
Liberty Link™ rice

Crop: Oryza sativa L. - Rice

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

Method of Trait Introduction: Direct DNA transfer system

GM Trait: Glufosinate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait: (SingularHerbicide Tolerance (HT)


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


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: August 10, 2012


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