Gene: psy1

Gene Source: Zea mays
Product: phytoene synthase ZmPSY1
Function: converts geranylgeranyl diphosphate into phytoene, and acts upstream of CRTI in the carotenoid biosynthesis pathway

GM Trait: Enhanced Provitamin A Content

Events with gene psy1

Event Name and Code Trade Name
Rice - Oryza sativa L. :
Name: Provitamin A Biofortified Rice
Code: IR-00GR2E-5
Golden Rice