Table 1.

Specification of Cell Types in the Root Epidermis

H Cell PositionN Cell Position
GenotypeHair Cells in Epidermis (%)Hair Cells (%)Nonhair Cells (%)Hair Cells (%)Nonhair Cells (%)
Wild type (Columbia)41.3 ± 6.693.8 ± 3.46.2 ± 3.42.2 ± 3.897.8 ± 3.8
wer-193.2 ± 5.095.8 ± 7.24.2 ± 7.291.3 ± 9.28.7 ± 9.2
cpc-18.7 ± 3.918.9 ± 5.181.1 ± 5.10 ± 0100 ± 0
wer-1 cpc-183.6 ± 6.194.0 ± 5.36.0 ± 5.381.3 ± 6.418.7 ± 6.4
35S::WER42.5 ± 5.092.9 ± 3.47.1 ± 3.41.6 ± 3.398.4 ± 3.3
35S::WER wer-159.8 ± 5.578.6 ± 10.221.4 ± 10.237.4 ± 5.162.6 ± 5.1
35S::WER wer-1 cpc-141.2 ± 6.461.0 ± 8.839.0 ± 8.837.2 ± 10.562.8 ± 10.5
35S::CPC86.5 ± 6.394.4 ± 3.85.6 ± 3.882.2 ± 3.817.8 ± 3.8
35S::CPC cpc-191.0 ± 5.998.3 ± 1.91.7 ± 1.983.0 ± 6.717.0 ± 6.7
35S::CPC wer-1 87.5 ± 5.197.3 ± 0.82.7 ± 0.891.3 ± 5.88.7 ± 5.8
  • At least 10 5-day-old seedlings were examined for each strain. Values represent means ±sd. In all strains, ∼40% of epidermal cells were in the H position.