Table 1.

Protein and Amino Acid Composition of Mature Endosperm of W64A+ and Selected Opaque Mutants

Protein/Amino AcidWild Type (%)o1 (%)o2 (%)o5 (%)o9 (%)o11 (%)Mc (%)DeB30 (%)fl2 (%)
Total protein12.112.810.111.512.212.011.712.011.8
Zein protein8.28.52.96.47.36.47.24.55.9
Nonzein protein2.12.13.62.02.83.42.73.83.7
Nonprotein nitrogen0.60.72.31.51.31.41.41.70.9
Cys1.81.82.42.01.81.91.62.01.9
Asx6.67.213.27.77.58.68.09.88.4
Met2.72.82.53.02.62.93.13.03.5
Thr3.43.53.83.73.53.83.63.93.8
Ser5.45.65.25.55.65.35.55.45.4
Glx23.222.619.521.622.420.522.020.820.3
Pro9.49.07.49.19.08.58.58.38.0
Gly2.32.53.82.92.73.22.63.13.1
Ala8.38.26.47.98.17.78.17.37.8
Val5.15.25.85.35.25.95.35.75.5
Ile3.73.73.53.73.63.83.83.63.8
Leu15.014.68.713.613.812.514.111.612.9
Phe5.45.54.45.25.25.05.34.95.3
His2.32.32.92.42.22.52.22.42.3
Lys1.51.73.82.12.02.82.12.92.8
Arg3.84.06.74.34.75.14.25.35.2
  • Protein and nonprotein nitrogen compositions are given in percent dry weight. Amino acid compositions are given in percent protein (w/w).