Table 2

Enzyme activities in different cultivars
Cultivar Colour CHS FHT DFR nmol/s*kg fresh weight FNS II F3H
White Alva white 1.2 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.2 - 1.2 ± 0.13 1.8 ± 0.2
Rubens yellow 4.1 ± 0.5 0.2 ± 0.0 - 2.1 ± 0.23 3.2 ± 0.4
Alva’s Supreme yellow 1.7 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.1 - 2.0 ± 0.22 2.2 ± 0.3
Feuerschein bright red 5.7 ± 0.6 3.0 ± 0.3 3.2 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.12 1.2 ± 0.1
Cheerio red 5.0±0.6 1.5 ± 0.2 1.3 ± 0.2 1.4 ± 0.15 0.4 ± 0.1
Black Barbara black 3.4 ± 0.4 3.1 ± 0.3 2.3 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.14 0.4 ± 0.1
Arabian Night black 4.7 ± 0.5 2.8 ± 0.3 2.4 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.03 2.0 ± 0.2
Auroras Kiss black 8.0 ± 0.9 3.0 ± 0.3 2.7 ± 0.3 0.1 ± 0.01 2.8 ± 0.3
Black Jack black 4.9 ± 0.5 2.7 ± 0.3 2.1 ± 0.2 0.3 ± 0.03 2.8 ± 0.3
Chat Noir black 9.8 ± 1.1 3.6 ± 0.4 1.5 ± 0.2 0.0 ± 0.00 3.6 ± 0.4
Charles de Gaulle black 3.8 ± 0.4 2.2 ± 0.2 2.3 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.03 2.6 ± 0.3
Karma Choc black 6.5 ± 0.7 2.7 ± 0.3 2.6 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.02 2.6 ± 0.3
Kenora Macop B black 3.3 ± 0.4 2.2 ± 0.2 2.7 ± 0.3 0.1 ± 0.01 3.0 ± 0.3
Magic Night black 3.4 ± 0.4 3.1 ± 0.3 2.6 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.04 3.0 ± 0.3
Meteor black 3.0 ± 0.3 3.4 ± 0.4 2.7 ± 0.3 0.4 ± 0.04 2.4 ± 0.3
Nathal black 2.0 ± 0.2 2.8 ± 0.3 2.2 ± 0.3 0.5 ± 0.05 3.5 ± 0.4
Negerkopf black 4.3 ± 0.5 3.8 ± 0.4 3.0 ± 0.3 0.7 ± 0.07 2.6 ± 0.3
Stefanie Hertel black 2.0 ± 0.2 2.4 ± 0.3 2.4 ± 0.3 0.5 ± 0.06 2.6 ± 0.3
Tisa black 8.1 ± 0.9 3.5 ± 0.4 1.2 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.01 2.8 ± 0.3

Thill et al.

Thill et al. BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:225   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-225

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