Event Name: EMBRAPA 5.1

Event Code : EMB-PVØ51-1
Trade Name: BRS FC401 RMD

Crop: Phaseolus vulgaris - Bean, Common Bean

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EMBRAPA (Brazil)

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

GM Trait :
Viral disease resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularDisease Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
ac1 (sense and antisense) Bean Golden Mosaic Virus (BGMV) sense and antisense RNA of viral replication protein (Rep); no functional viral replication protein is produced inhibits the synthesis of the viral replication protein of the Bean Golden Mosaic Virus (BGMV), thereby conferring resistance to the BGMV


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

Last updated: August 10, 2012