Event Name: Vector 21-41

Event Code : not available
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Nicotiana tabacum L. - Tobacco

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Developer:
Vector Tobacco Inc. (USA)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Nicotine reduction , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
NtQPT1 (antisense) Nicotiana tabacum  antisense RNA of quinolinic acid phosphoribosyltransferase (QPTase) gene; no functional QPTase enzyme is produced suppresses the transcription of the QPTase gene, thereby reducing the production of nicotinic acid, a precursor for nicotine
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