A Review of the Environmental Safety of the PAT Protein

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute
December 31, 2011

This document provides a comprehensive review of information and data relevant to the environmental risk assessment of the protein phosphinothricin-N-acetyl transferase (PAT) produced in genetically engineered (GE) plants by genes isolated from Streptomyces viridochromogenes (pat gene) or Streptomyces hygroscopicus (bar gene) and presents a summary statement about the environmental safety of this protein.

The monograph has been peer-reviewed in accordance with Agriculture & Food Systems Institute’s Peer Review Policy for Self-Published Works and is available in:

Suggested format for citation: Agriculture & Food Systems Institute. 2011. A Review of the Environmental Safety of the PAT Protein. Agriculture & Food Systems Institute, Washington DC.

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