Event Name: NXI-1T

Event Code : NXI-1T
Trade Name:
not available

Crop: Saccharum sp - Sugarcane

Developer: PT Perkebunan Nusantara XI (Persero)

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Drought stress tolerance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (SingularAbiotic Stress Tolerance (ST)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
EcBetA Escherichia coli choline dehydrogenase catalyzes the production of the osmoprotectant compound glycine betaine conferring tolerance to water stress
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection
aph4 (hpt)  * Escherichia coli hygromycin-B phosphotransferase (hph) enzyme allows selection for resistance to the antibiotic hygromycin B
 * : Selection Marker/Reporter


Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
Environmental Certificate Only

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Last updated: March 3, 2015


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