Table 1.

Tocopherol and DMPBQ Content in Wild-Type and vte Seeds

Tocopherols
GenotypeαγδTotalDMPBQ
Col12.2 ± 0.3683.6 ± 6.253.2 ± 0.6749.0 ± 6.50
vte1-10000609 ± 54
vte2-100000
Ws12.6 ± 1.2665.5 ± 8.468.6 ± 1.0746.7 ± 8.80
vte2-200000
  • Tocopherols and DMPQ were analyzed by HPLC (see Methods) and are expressed as pmol/mg seed. The data are the means ± sd (n = 4).