Table 1.

GUS Activity Conferred by the L1 Locus in Leaves and Stems of Wild-Type Plants and zll-3 or ago1-27 Mutants

Genotype
TissueL1/L1 ZLL/ZLL
 AGO1/AGO1L1/L1 zll-3/zll-3
 AGO1/AGO1L1/L1 ZLL/ZLL
 ago1-27/ago1-27
Rosette leaves5.8 ± 4.94.7 ± 3.94850 ± 237
Cauline leaves5.7 ± 3.96.2 ± 5.25063 ± 351
Stems8.9 ± 4.511.1 ± 7.54756 ± 189
  • GUS activity (nmol methylumbelliferone min−1 μg−1 protein) is the average measurement (±sd) in 50 plants (see Methods for details on the obtainment of the L1/L1 zll-3/zll-3 plants).