TABLE 3

Lignin content of wild type and altered fluorescence mutants as determined by thioglycolic acid derivatization

LineLignin content (A280 mg−1 cell walls)
Wild type1.67 ± 0.12
ref1-11.4i ± 0.10
ref1-21.46 ± 0.06
ref2-11.58 ± 0.06
ref2-21.81 ± 0.11
ref3-20.37 ± 0.12
ref3-30.68 ± 0.04
ref4-10.96 ± 0.10
ref4-30.70 ± 0.08
brt1-11.50 ± 0.30
brt1-41.39 ± 0.04