Event Name: A1-DFR

Event Code : A1-DFR
Trade Name:
not available

Crop: Petunia hybrida - Petunia

Developer: Westhoff Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH

Method of Trait Introduction: not available

GM Traits: Modified flower color , Antibiotic resistance

Commercial Trait: (SingularModified Product Quality (PQ)


Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
dfr Petunia hybrida dihydroflavonol-4-reductase (DFR) hydroxylase enzyme catalyzes the production of the blue-coloured anthocyanin pigment delphinidin and its derivatives
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
United States      

Last updated: October 13, 2021


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