Event Name: MON87403

Event Code : MON874Ø3-1
Trade Name:
not available

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Trait: Increased Ear Biomass

Commercial Trait: (SingularAltered Growth/Yield (AGY)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
athb17 Arabidopsis thaliana a protein of the class II family of the homeodomain-leucine zipper (HD-Zip) transcription factors Modulates plant growth and development and regulates gene expression


Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
European Union      
New Zealand      
South Korea      
United States      
Authorization expiration date: 28/07/2029
Authorization expiration date: 28/07/2029

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Last updated: November 7, 2023


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