Event Name: 31808

Event Code : not available
Trade Name:
BXN™ Plus Bollgard™ Cotton

Crop: Gossypium hirsutum L. - Cotton

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

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Oxynil herbicide tolerance , Lepidopteran insect resistance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

 

Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
bxn Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. Ozaenae nitrilase enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of oxynil herbicides (eg. bromoxynil)
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
 * : 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
Canada      
United States      

Last updated: August 10, 2012

 

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