COT102 x COT67B | GM Approval Database- ISAAA.org

Event Name: COT102 x COT67B

Event Code : SYN-IR1Ø2-7 x SYN-IR67B-1
Trade Name: VIPCOT™ Cotton

Crop: Gossypium hirsutum L. - Cotton

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Developer:
Syngenta

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

GM Trait s :
Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(StackedInsect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki Cry1Ab delta-endotoxin confers resistance to lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
vip3A(a) Bacillus thuringiensis strain AB88 VIP3A vegetative insecticidal protein confers resistance to feeding damage caused by lepidopteran insects by selectively damaging their midgut lining
aph4 (hpt)  * Escherichia coli hygromycin-B phosphotransferase (hph) enzyme allows selection for resistance to the antibiotic hygromycin B


 * : 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
Costa Rica      

Last updated: August 21, 2012