8338 | GM Approval Database- ISAAA.org

Event Name: 8338

Event Code : CGN-89322-3
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Lycopersicon esculentum - Tomato

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Developer:
Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Delayed ripening/senescence , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
accd Pseudomonas chlororaphis 1-amino-cyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid deaminase enzyme metabolizes the precursor of the fruit ripening hormone ethylene, resulting in delayed fruit ripening
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
United States of America      

L Last updated: August 10, 2012

 

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Last updated: May 6, 2013