Table 1

Pigment content of leaf tissue from wild-type and mutant genotypes

chl a/b

chl/car

Chl content

(μg/g FW)

Car content

(μg/g FW)


WT

3.2 ± 0.5a, b

3.3 ± 0.8a, b

801 ± 88a

244 ± 51a

lut2

3.2 ± 0.2a

3.3 ± 0.7a, b

742 ± 79a

222 ± 38a

chy1chy2lut5

3.9 ± 0.3b

3.4 ± 0.7a

569 ± 76b

166 ± 25b

chy1chy2lut2lut5

7.9 ± 0.3c

2.1 ± 0.4b

303 ± 42c

146 ± 21b


Pigment composition was quantified via LC-DAD-MS in dark-adapted leaves from 6-weeks-old plants. Data are expressed as mean ± SD (n = 4). FW, fresh weight. Values marked with the same letters are not significantly different from each other within a column (P > 0.05).

Fiore et al. BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-50

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