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BNF No. 165




Developer: BASF Plant Science, L.P.
2 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Trait(s): Change in composition (oil - production of certain long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids)
Herbicide tolerance (imidazolinone herbicides)
Submission Date : Jan 30, 2018
Introduced Protein: Fatty acid desaturases (delta-12, delta-6, delta-5, delta-4, and omega-3)
(source): Phytophthora sojae, Ostreococcus tauri, Thraustochytrium sp., Pavlova lutheri, Pythium irregulare, Phytophthora infestans
Introduced Protein 2: Fatty acid elongases (delta-6 and delta-5)
(source): Thalassiosira pseudonana, Physcomitrella patens, Ostreococcus tauri
Introduced Protein 3: Large catalytic subunit of acetoxhydroxyacid synthase (At-AHAS-L)
(source): Arabidopsis thaliana
Contains EPA-regulated trait: No
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Completion date: Mar 25, 2022