Table 3.

Lignin Composition in the Stems of the Wild Type, Plants with Dominant Repression of MYB58 or MYB63, and MYB58/MYB63 RNAi Lines

PlantG LigninS LigninTotal G and S Lignin
Wild type4.64 ± 0.132.57 ± 0.307.21 (100%)
MYB58 repressor3.00 ± 0.021.50 ± 0.034.50 (62%)
MYB63 repressor3.28 ± 0.082.06 ± 0.145.34 (74%)
MYB58/MYB63 RNAi2.99 ± 0.172.02 ± 0.085.01 (69%)
  • Each data point is the mean (mg/g dry cell walls) ± se of two separate assays. Shown in the parentheses are the percentages of total G and S lignin in MYB58 and MYB63 repressors or MYB58/MYB63 RNAi lines relative to that in the wild type.