Event Name: 988A (11988)

Event Code : FLO-11988-7
Trade Name:
Moonshade™

Crop: Dianthus caryophyllus - Carnation

Developer: Florigene Pty Ltd. (Australia)

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Sulfonylurea herbicide tolerance , Modified flower color

Commercial Trait: (SingularModified Product Quality

 

Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
dfr Petunia hybrida dihydroflavonol-4-reductase (DFR) hydroxylase enzyme catalyzes the production of the blue-coloured anthocyanin pigment delphinidin and its derivatives
bp40 (f3'5'h) Viola wittrockiana Flavonoid 3',5'-hydroxylase (F3'5'H) enzyme catalyzes the production of the blue-coloured anthocyanin pigment delphinidin and its derivatives
surB  * Nicotiana tabacum herbicide tolerant acetolactate synthase (ALS) enzyme confers tolerance to sulfonylurea herbicides and other acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibiting herbicides
 * : Selection Marker/Reporter

 

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
European Union      
Norway      
EU-wide approval for cultivation and marketing; expired 2008; renewal filed

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Last updated: June 14, 2013

 

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