Table 3

Phytotoxin sensitivity of wildtype Arabidopsis and a mutant that exhibits enhanced sensitivity to sulfamethoxazole (ESS 3–10)
Genotype Compound EC50(μM)a LD50(μM)b
Wildtype Sulfamethoxazole 3 5
ESS 3-10 Sulfamethoxazole 0.003 0.03
Wildtype Sulfanilamide 150 >250
ESS 3-10 Sulfanilamide 5 30
Wildtype Salicylic acid 75 150
ESS 3-10 Salicylic acid 75 150
Wildtype Bialaphos 0.1 0.75
ESS 3-10 Bialaphos 0.1 0.75
Wildtype Methotrexate 0.03 0.1
ESS 3-10 Methotrexate 0.03 0.1

aEC50 indicates the concentration at which 50% of seedlings are bleached.

bLD50 indicates the concentration that is lethal to 50% of seedlings.

Data represent observations from at least three independent experiments.

Schreiber et al.

Schreiber et al. BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:226   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-226

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