TABLE 1

Amino acid composition analysis in ground cornmeal

Amino acidaB73 × Mo17 (%)Pool 42 × P6z1RNAi/+ (%)
Lysine0.300.38
Phenylalanine0.730.48
Leucine2.010.71
Isoleucine0.410.27
Threonine0.360.32
Valine0.440.40
Histidine0.350.29
Arginine0.550.49
Glycine0.430.40
Aspartic Acid0.630.79
Serine0.560.37
Glutamic Acid2.681.56
Proline1.610.85
Hydroxyproline0.040.03
Alanine0.880.55
Tyrosine0.590.31
Total ground kernels (g)25.2825.77
  • Samples were ground cornmeal of bulked mature kernels from B73 × Mo17 and mature green and vitreous kernels from pool 42 × P6z1RNAi/+.

  • a Amino acid levels were expressed as the percentage of total cornmeal.