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BNF No. 163




Developer: Texas A&M AgriLife Research
2123 TAMU, Institute for Plant Genomics & Biotechnology
College Station, TX 77843
Trait(s): Change in composition (reduced gossypol)
Resistance to neomycin
Submission Date : Sep 25, 2017
Introduced Protein: Neomycin phosphotransferase II
(source): Escherichia coli Tn5 (modified)
Inserted genes (gene fragments): RNA interference construct for suppression of gene encoding delta-Cadinene synthase
Gossypium hirsutum
Contains EPA-regulated trait: No
FDA's Memo(s): Human Food Use - CFSAN
(PDF, 187 kB)
Sep 24, 2019
Animal Food Use - CVM
(PDF, 960 kB)
Sep 9, 2019
FDA's letter: Human and Animal Food
(PDF, 96 kB)
Completion date: Sep 20, 2019