Event Name: Huafan No 1

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Trade Name: not available

Crop: Lycopersicon esculentum - Tomato

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Huazhong Agricultural University (China)

Method of Trait Introduction:
Microparticle bombardment of plant cells or tissue

GM Trait :
Delayed ripening/senescence

Commercial Trait:
(SingularModified Product Quality

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
anti-efe Lycopersicon esculentum antisense RNA of 1-amino-cyclopropane -1-carboxylate oxidase (ACO) gene (no functional ACO enzyme is produced) causes delayed ripening by suppressing the production of ethylene via silencing of the ACO gene that encodes an ethylene-forming enzyme


Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

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

Last updated: August 10, 2012