Event Name: MPS964

Event Code : not available
Trade Name: Phytaseed™ Canola

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

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Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Phytase production , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection
phyA Aspergillus niger var. van Tieghem 3-phytase enzyme increases the breakdown of plant phytates which bind phosphorus and makes the latter available to monogastric animals

 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

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
United States of America      

L Last updated: August 10, 2012


Event Description

Regulatory and Biosafety Information

Last updated: May 6, 2013