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Table 2 Cuticular wax composition of wild-type, mutant and DH line

From: A novel dominant glossy mutation causes suppression of wax biosynthesis pathway and deficiency of cuticular wax in Brassica napus

Line Total Alkanes Wax esters Ketones Aldehydes Secondary alcohols Fatty acids Primary alcohols
Wide-type 29.4 ± 0.4 16.2 ± 0.5 0.6 ± 0.2 7.8 ± 0.2 1.1 ± 0.5 2.8 ± 0.5 0.3 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.2
Glossy mutant 3.2 ± 0.4 - 0.1 ± 0.0 - 2.7 ± 0.4 - 0.2 ± 0.0 0.3 ± 0.0
DH line-2 27.4 ± 3.7 13.9 ± 0.4 0.7 ± 0.4 5.9 ± 2.3 1.7 ± 0.4 4.1 + 1.1 0.2 ± 0.1 0.8 ± 0.4
DH line-7 6.4 ± 2.0 - 0.3 ± 0.1 - 4.9 ± 1.3 - 0.7 ± 0.4 0.5 ± 0.4
  1. Total wax content and coverage of individual compound classes (μg/cm2) were given as mean values ± SE (n = 3). “-” and 0.0 denote values that were below 0.05 μg/cm2.