Event Name: Event EE1

Event Code : Event EE1
Trade Name:
BARI Bt Begun-1, -2, -3 and -4

Crop: Solanum melongena - Eggplant

Developer: Maharashtra Hybrid Seed Company (MAHYCO)

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (SingularInsect Resistance

 

Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
cry1Ac Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. Kurstaki strain HD73 Cry1Ac delta-endotoxin 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
aad  * Escherichia coli 3''(9)-O-aminoglycoside adenylyltransferase enzyme allows selection for resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics such as spectinomycin and streptomycin
 * : 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
Bangladesh      
Philippines      

Last updated: July 23, 2021

 

Documents and Links

Regulatory and Biosafety Information