Event Name: HCN10 (Topas 19/2)

Event Code : not available
Trade Name: Liberty Link™ Independence™

Crop: Brassica napus - Argentine Canola, Canola, Oilseed rape, Rapeseed, Turnip

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

Method of Trait Introduction:
Conventional breeding - cross hybridization and selection involving transgenic donor(s)

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularHerbicide Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
bar Streptomyces hygroscopicus phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection


 * : 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
China      
Japan      
United States of America      
feed use or processing; renewed 2012
feed use or processing; renewed 2012

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Last updated: November 6, 2013