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Table 1 Pigment content of leaf tissue from wild-type and mutant genotypes

From: A quadruple mutant of Arabidopsis reveals a β-carotene hydroxylation activity for LUT1/CYP97C1 and a regulatory role of xanthophylls on determination of the PSI/PSII ratio

  chl a/b chl/car Chl content
(μg/g FW)
Car content
(μg/g FW)
WT 3.2 ± 0.5a, b 3.3 ± 0.8a, b 801 ± 88a 244 ± 51a
lut2 3.2 ± 0.2a 3.3 ± 0.7a, b 742 ± 79a 222 ± 38a
chy1chy2lut5 3.9 ± 0.3b 3.4 ± 0.7a 569 ± 76b 166 ± 25b
chy1chy2lut2lut5 7.9 ± 0.3c 2.1 ± 0.4b 303 ± 42c 146 ± 21b
  1. Pigment composition was quantified via LC-DAD-MS in dark-adapted leaves from 6-weeks-old plants. Data are expressed as mean ± SD (n = 4). FW, fresh weight. Values marked with the same letters are not significantly different from each other within a column (P > 0.05).