Event Name: HCN92 (Topas 19/2)

Event Code : ACS-BNØØ7-1
Trade Name:
Liberty Link™ Innovator™

Crop: Brassica napus - Argentine Canola, Canola, Oilseed rape, Rapeseed, Turnip

Developer: Bayer CropScience (including fully and partly owned companies)

Method of Trait Introduction: Conventional breeding - cross hybridization and selection involving transgenic donor(s)

GM Traits: Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (SingularHerbicide Tolerance (HT)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
bar Streptomyces hygroscopicus phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
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
direct use or processing
domestic or non-domestic use
European Union      
New Zealand      
South Africa      
South Korea      
United States      
renewed 2009; expires 2012
renewed 2009; expires 2012
expired 2007; authorization no longer valid
expired 2008; authorization no longer valid

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Last updated: August 21, 2012


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