Event Name: GFM Cry1A

Event Code : GTL-GFM311-7
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Gossypium hirsutum L. - Cotton

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Developer:
Nath Seeds/Global Transgenes Ltd (India)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Pollen-tube pathway (PTP)

GM Trait s :
Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance , Visual marker

Commercial Trait:
(SingularInsect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Ab-Ac synthetic fusion gene derived from Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab-Ac delta endotoxin (fusion protein) 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
uidA  * Escherichia coli beta-D-glucuronidase¬†(GUS) enzyme produces blue stain on treated transformed tissue, which allows visual 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
India      
Pakistan      
No official public document available

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Last updated: August 26, 2012