Table 4

Relative growth rates of Arabidopsis lines at different temperatures. All lines were grown on MS + 1% sucrose media. Growth rate is calculated as the difference of the natural log of seedling dry weight measured over a six d period.

Rate (ω-1)

22.5°C

28°C

30°C

34°C


WT

0.52 ± 0.13

0.18

0.22 ± 0.10

0.14

fad5

0.34 ± 0.01

0.21

0.24 ± 0.09

0.15

fad6

0.37 ± 0.05

0.17

0.24 ± 0.11

0.15

act1

0.60 ± 0.24

0.26

0.23 ± 0.02

0.13

act1 fad6

0.43 ± 0.15

0.17

0.15 ± 0.04

0.11

fad7 fad8

0.51 ± 0.10

0.22

0.26 ± 0.04

0.19


Falcone et al. BMC Plant Biology 2004 4:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-4-17

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