Event Name: Provitamin A Biofortified Rice

Event Code : IR-00GR2E-5
Trade Name: Golden Rice

Crop: Oryza sativa L. - Rice

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Developer:
International Rice Research Institute

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Mannose metabolism , Enhanced Provitamin A Content

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
crt1 Pantoea ananatis phytoene desaturase enzyme CRTI catalyzes the conversion of 15-cis-phytoene to all-trans-lycopene
psy1 Zea mays phytoene synthase ZmPSY1 converts geranylgeranyl diphosphate into phytoene, and acts upstream of CRTI in the carotenoid biosynthesis pathway
pmi  * Escherichia coli Phosphomannose Isomerase (PMI) enzyme metabolizes mannose and allows positive selection for recovery of transformed plants


 * : 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
Australia      
Canada      
New Zealand      
United States of America      

Last updated: May 24, 2018

 

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Last updated: March 21, 2018