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Commodity: Corn / Maize
Traits: Glufosinate tolerance,Male sterility
United States of America
Name of product applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred
Summary of application:
Trait 1 Added Protein: DNA adenine methylase (DAM)
Source: Escherichia coli
Intended Effect: Male sterility
Trait 2 Added Protein: Phosphinothricin acetyl transferase (PAT)
Source: Streptomyces viridochromogenes
Intended Effect: Tolerance to the herbicide glufosinate-ammonium
Date of authorization: 24/12/1998
Scope of authorization: Food and feed
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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Food and Drug Administration
Contact person name:
Jason Dietz
Physical full address:
5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park MD 20740
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Food and Drug Administration (; Environmental Protection Agency