Event Name: 23-18-17 (Event 18)

Event Code : CGN-89111-8
Trade Name: Laurical™ Canola

Crop: Brassica napus - Argentine Canola, Canola, Oilseed rape, Rapeseed, Turnip

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Developer:
Monsanto Company (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait s :
Modified oil/fatty acid , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
te Umbellularia californica (bay leaf) 12:0 ACP thioesterase  enzyme increases the level of triacylglycerides containing esterified lauric acid (12:0) 
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
Canada      
United States of America      

L Last updated: August 10, 2012