Event Name: MS8

Event Code : ACS-BNØØ5-8
Trade Name:
InVigor™ Canola

Crop: Brassica napus - Argentine Canola, Canola, Oilseed rape, Rapeseed, Turnip

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

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Male sterility

Commercial Trait: (StackedHerbicide Tolerance (HT) + Pollination control system (PC)


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


Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
European Union      
New Zealand      
South Korea      
United States      
expires 2023
approved in feed containing the event; expires 2017; approved for use in feed on 2013
Date approved: Oct 22, 2018
Date approved: Oct 22, 2018

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Last updated: May 23, 2019


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