Event Name: RM3-3

Event Code : not available
Trade Name: Seed Linkā„¢

Crop: Cichorium intybus - Chicory, Radicchio Rosso

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Developer:
Bejo Zaden BV (Netherlands)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Male sterility , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Pollination control system

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
bar Streptomyces hygroscopicus phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
barnase Bacillus amyloliquefaciens barnase ribonuclease (RNAse) enzyme causes male sterility by interfering with RNA production in the tapetum cells of the anther
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