Event Name: DHA Canola

Event Code : NS-B5ØØ27-4
Trade Name:
not available

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

Developer: Nuseed Pty Ltd

Method of Trait Introduction: Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated plant transformation

GM Traits: Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Modified oil/fatty acid

Commercial Trait: (SingularModified Product Quality (PQ)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
Lackl-delta12D Lachancea kluyveri delta-12-desaturase converts oleic acid to linoleic acid
Picpa-omega-3D Pichia pastoris delta-15-/omega-3-desaturase converts linoleic acid to a-linolenic acid
Micpu-delta-6D Micromonas pusilla delta-6-desaturase convert a-linolenic acid to stearidonic acid
Pyrco-delta-6E Pyramimonas cordata delta-6-elongase convert stearidonic acid to eicosatetraenoic acid
Pavsa-delta-5D Pavlova salina delta-5-desaturase converts eicosatetraenoic acid to eicosapentaenoic acid
Pyrco-delta-5E Pyramimonas cordata delta-5-elongase converts eicosapentaenoic acid to docosapentaenoic acid
Pavsa-delta-4D Pavlova salina delta-4-desaturase converts docosapentaenoic acid to docosahexaenoic acid
pat  * Streptomyces viridochromogenes phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
 * : 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
New Zealand      
United States      

Last updated: April 20, 2022


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