Table 1.

Proportion of Minor 5S rRNAs**,

SampleNumber of
 Minor 5S
 rRNA
 ClonesTotal
 Clones aPercent of
 Minor 5S
 rRNAsSignificance
 Level b
Wild type
3-week-old leaf 2103 1.9Reference
2-day-old seedling 953 170.001*
4-day-old leaf 156 1.80.717
Seed 64413.60.009*
Root 75313.20.008*
Silique 351 5.90.203
Flower 258 3.40.456
ddm1
3-week-old leaf125422.20.00005**
2-day-old seedling1155200.0002**
5-azaC (1mM)
   3-week-old leaf104422.70.0001**
  • a Total clones = number of minor 5S rRNA clones recovered + number of major 5S rRNA clones recovered.

  • b Significance levels are as follows:

  • * , 0.01;

  • **, 0.001 (Fisher's exact test [see Methods]).