Event Name: 123.8.8 (40685)

Event Code : FLO-4Ø685-1
Trade Name: Moonvista™

Crop: Dianthus caryophyllus - Carnation

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Developer:
Florigene Pty Ltd. (Australia)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Sulfonylurea herbicide tolerance , Modified flower color

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
dfr Petunia hybrida dihydroflavonol-4-reductase (DFR) hydroxylase enzyme catalyzes the production of the blue-coloured anthocyanin pigment delphinidin and its derivatives
bp40 (f3'5'h) Viola wittrockiana Flavonoid 3',5'-hydroxylase (F3'5'H) enzyme catalyzes the production of the blue-coloured anthocyanin pigment delphinidin and its derivatives
surB  * Nicotiana tabacum herbicide tolerant acetolactate synthase (ALS) enzyme confers tolerance to sulfonylurea herbicides and other acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibiting herbicides


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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
Australia      
Japan      
Malaysia      
for ornamental purposes in the form of amateur and professional flower arrangements, as gifts, home and business decoration and event decoration and is not to be used as planting material.

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Last updated: May 8, 2014