Event Name: MS6

Event Code : ACS-ZMØØ5-4
Trade Name:
InVigor™ Maize

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

Developer: Bayer CropScience (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction: Electroporation

GM Traits: Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Male sterility , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (SingularPollination control system (PC)


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
bla  * Escherichia coli beta lactamase enzyme detoxifies beta lactam antibiotics such as ampicillin
 * : Selection Marker/Reporter


Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
United States      

Last updated: September 12, 2019


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