Event Name: 8338

Event Code : CGN-89322-3
Trade Name:
not available

Crop: Lycopersicon esculentum - Tomato

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

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Delayed ripening/senescence , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (SingularModified Product Quality (PQ)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
accd Pseudomonas chlororaphis 1-amino-cyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid deaminase enzyme metabolizes the precursor of the fruit ripening hormone ethylene, resulting in delayed fruit ripening
nptII  * Escherichia coli Tn5 transposon neomycin phosphotransferase II enzyme allows transformed plants to metabolize neomycin and kanamycin antibiotics during selection
 * : 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 9, 2019


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