Event Name: Bt Brinjal Event EE1

Event Code : Bt Brinjal Event EE1
Trade Name: BARI Bt Begun-1, -2, -3 and -4

Crop: Solanum melongena - Eggplant

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Developer:
Maharashtra Hybrid Seed Company (MAHYCO)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularInsect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Ac Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. Kurstaki strain HD73 Cry1Ac delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran 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


 * : 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
Bangladesh      

Last updated: November 20, 2013