Event Name: VCO-01981-5

Event Code : VCO-Ø1981-5
Trade Name:
not available

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

Developer: Genective S.A.

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait: Glyphosate herbicide tolerance

Commercial Trait: (SingularHerbicide Tolerance (HT)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
epsps grg23ace5 synthetic gene; similar to epsps grg23 gene from soil bacterium Arthrobacter globiformis modified 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) protein or EPSPS ACE5 protein confers tolerance to glyphosate herbicides


Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
Costa Rica      
South Korea      
United States      
*seed production only

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Last updated: September 25, 2018


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