Table 1

Content of carbohydrates, Klason lignin and oil in BP034 and GM077
Component Composition BP034 (% of seed DW, n = 3*) GM077 (% of seed DW, n = 3*)
Rhamnose** n.d. (not detected) n.d.
Fucose** n.d. n.d.
Arabinose** 0.45 ± 0.08 0.43 ± 0.04
Xylose** 0.52 ± 0.04 0.49 ± 0.07
Mannose** 0.23 ± 0.03 0.20 ± 0.04
Galactose** 0.13 ± 0.02 0.13 ± 0.03
Glucose** 1.03 ± 0.13 0.92 ± 0.05
Uronic acids** 0.26 ± 0.01 0.27 ± 0.01
Klason lignin 0.60 ± 0.50 0.56 ± 0.44
Fructan and fructooligosaccharides <0.10 <0.10
Total dietary fiber 3.2 ± 0.50 3.0 ± 0.32
β-Glucan <0.05 <0.05
Amylose 16.8 ± 0.70 (% of seed DW) 2.6 ± 0.17 (% of seed DW)
Amylose 24.2 (% of starch) 3.9 (% of starch)
Amylopectin 52.5 (% of seed DW) 64.9 (% of seed DW)
Total starch 69.3 ± 0.75 67.5 ± 0.59
Oil 1.5 ± 0.21 1.5 ± 0.21
Free Glc 0.1 ± 0.00 0.2 ± 0.00
Free Suc 0.7 ± 0.15 0.9 ± 0.15

*Mean value from three independent analytic experiments using randomly selected caryopses from a pool of six plants (see table S3). **Sugar residue.

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:230   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-230

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