Event Name: MIR162

Event Code : SYN-IR162-4
Trade Name: Agrisureā„¢ Viptera

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Syngenta

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Lepidopteran insect resistance , Mannose metabolism

Commercial Trait:
(SingularInsect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
vip3Aa20 Bacillus thuringiensis strain AB88 vegetative insecticidal protein (vip3Aa variant) confers resistance to feeding damage caused by lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut
pmi  * Escherichia coli Phosphomannose Isomerase (PMI) enzyme metabolizes mannose and allows positive selection for recovery of transformed plants


 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

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      
Brazil      
Canada      
Colombia      
European Union      
Indonesia      
Japan      
Mexico      
New Zealand      
Paraguay      
Philippines      
Russian Federation      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
United States of America      
Uruguay      
Vietnam      
expires 2022
expires 2022
This event in sweet corn was approved for food in 2012.

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Last updated: September 4, 2014