Event Name: RBMT15-101

Event Code : NMK-89653-6
Trade Name: New Leaf™ Y Russet Burbank potato

Crop: Solanum tuberosum L. - Potato

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Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Coleopteran insect resistance , Viral disease resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedInsect Resistance + Disease Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry3A Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis cry3A delta endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection
aad  * Escherichia coli 3''(9)-O-aminoglycoside adenylyltransferase enzyme allows selection for resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics such as spectinomycin and streptomycin
pvy_cp Potato Virus Y (PVY) coat protein of the potato virus Y (PVY) confers resistance to potato virus Y (PVY) through "pathogen-derived resistance" mechanism

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Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
New Zealand      
South Korea      
United States of America      
expired 2013/unrenewed
expired 2013/unrenewed

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Last updated: April 25, 2014