Event Name: Bt176 (176)

Event Code : SYN-EV176-9
Trade Name: NaturGard KnockOut™, Maximizer™

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Syngenta

Method of Trait Introduction:
Microparticle bombardment of plant cells or tissue

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1Ab delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
bar Streptomyces hygroscopicus 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
Argentina      
Australia      
Canada      
China      
European Union      
Japan      
New Zealand      
Philippines      
South Africa      
South Korea      
Switzerland      
Taiwan      
United States of America      
renewed 2009, 2012
renewed 2009, 2012
expired 2007; authorization no longer valid
expired 2007; authorization no longer valid
renewal 2008
renewal 2008
first approval in 1998
first approval in 1998

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Last updated: November 6, 2013