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      
Zambia      
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expired 2007; authorization no longer valid
expired 2007; authorization no longer valid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: August 29, 2018