Event Name: T14

Event Code : ACS-ZMØØ2-1
Trade Name: Liberty Link™ Maize

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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

Method of Trait Introduction:
Chemically mediated introduction into protoplasts and regeneration

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularHerbicide Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
pat (syn) synthetic form of pat gene derived from Streptomyces viridochromogenes strain Tu 494 phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
bla  * Escherichia coli beta lactamase enzyme detoxifies beta lactam antibiotics such as ampicillin


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Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
Feed
direct use or processing
Cultivation
domestic or non-domestic use
Canada      
Japan      
South Africa      
United States of America      

Last updated: August 7, 2014