Event Name: MON87460 x NK603

Event Code : MON-8746Ø-4 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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

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

GM Trait s :
Glyphosate herbicide tolerance , Drought stress tolerance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Abiotic Stress Tolerance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cp4 epsps (aroA:CP4) Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain CP4 herbicide tolerant form of 5-enolpyruvulshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) enzyme decreases binding affinity for glyphosate, thereby conferring increased tolerance to glyphosate herbicide
cspB Bacillus subtilis cold shock protein B maintains normal cellular functions under water stress conditions by preserving RNA stability and translation
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
Colombia      
Japan      
Mexico      
South Korea      
Taiwan      
expires 2017

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Last updated: October 15, 2014