Event Name: Event 40

Event Code : GOR-7324Ø-2
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Carthamus tinctorius L. - Safflower

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Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Modified oil/fatty acid , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
fatB Carthamus tinctorius no functional enzyme produced (production of FATB enzymes or acyl-acyl carrier protein thioesterases is suppressed by RNA interference) downregulates fatB gene
fad2.2 Carthamus tinctorius no functional enzyme is produced (production of delta-12 desaturase enzyme is suppressed by RNA interference) downregulation of fad2.2 gene
hph  * Streptomyces sp. hygromycin phosphotransferase allows selection for resistance to the antibiotic hygromycin B

 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

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: July 3, 2018