Table 1.

Pigment Content in Wild-Type, ccr1, and ccr2 Mature Green 6-Week-Old Leaves

Chlorophylls
 (μg/g fresh weight)Carotenoids (mmol/mol chlorophyll)
Plant LineTotalChl a/bNeoxanthinViolaxanthinAntheraxanthinLuteinZeaxanthinβ-Carotene
Wild type1210 ± 703.30 ± 0.150 ± 145 ± 510 ± 1185 ± 10105 ± 5
ccr11040 ± 1003.26 ± 0.150 ± 595 ± 1015 ± 180 ± 105 ± 1120 ± 20
ccr21150 ± 603.27 ± 0.245 ± 5115 ± 515 ± 265 ± 55 ± 1125 ± 10
  • Values shown are averages and standard deviations for three plants. Chl a/b, ratio of chlorophyll a to chlorophyll b.