Table 1.

Comparison of Glc6P Contents of Starch Isolated from Wild-Type Arabidopsis plants and from the Mutant Alleles sex1-1 to sex1-6

LinePhosphate Content (nmol Glc6P/μmol glucose)
Col-00.595 ± 0.200
RLD0.471 ± 0.034
sex1-10.162 ± 0.054
sex1-20.032 ± 0.038
sex1-30.027 ± 0.030
sex1-40.155 ± 0.057
sex1-50.003 ± 0.003
sex1-60.044 ± 0.022
Rescue0.481 ± 0.061
  • Starch was extracted from leaves that had been harvested at the end of the light period. Starch was hydrolyzed with acid, and Glc6P was determined by a coupled optical-enzymatic test. Numbers indicate ±se.