Table 1. Lignin Composition of Arabidopsis lac11 Single and Double Mutants as Measured by Thioacidolysis
LineH (µmol/g)G (µmol/g)S (µmol/g)Total (µmol/g)
Wild type1.44 ± 0.1187 ± 366 ± 1255 ± 4
lac4-21.45 ± 0.1172 ± 3*63 ± 2236 ± 5*
lac11-11.56 ± 0.2177 ± 664 ± 2243 ± 9
lac17-11.45 ± 0.1178 ± 467 ± 4247 ± 8
lac4-2 lac11-11.57 ± 0.1165 ± 2*56 ± 3*222 ± 5*
lac11-1 lac17-11.40 ± 0.1167 ± 8*55 ± 1*223 ± 10*
  • All data are means ± se (n = 6). Asterisks indicate values that were determined by the Student’s t test to be significantly different from their equivalent control (P < 0.05).