Table 2.

Nuclear Size in Cortical Cells

TreatmentNuclear Diameter (μm)Minimum (μm)Maximum (μm)n
Uninfected root (vector control)5.60 (0.79)a4.057.5456
AM infected root (no fluorescence)6.28 (1.10)b4.389.2453
AM infected root (Venus fluorescence)9.18 (1.58)c6.5413.1925
CCaMK314TD-NLS (no fluorescence)6.68 (1.43)b4.5510.4184
CCaMK314TD-NLS (Venus fluorescence)7.85 (1.44)d5.6411.1271
  • Values in parentheses indicate standard deviation. Letters indicate statistically significant differences at P < 0.05 (Tukey-Kramer’s multiple comparison).