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Table 1 Pollen viability assay and mean number of seeds per fruit in wild-type and transgenic lines

From: Characterization of TM8, a MADS-box gene expressed in tomato flowers

Plant lines Pollen viability a Seeds per fruit b
wild-type#1 98% 28 ± 6.5
wild-type#2 97% 26.7 ± 6.7
35S:TM8#11 25% 5.8 ± 3.4
35S:TM8#12 32% 9.3 ± 4.2
35S:TM8#16 16% 0 ± 0
35S:TM8:SRDX#1 97% 0 ± 0
35S:TM8:SRDX#2 96% 0 ± 0
35S:TM8:SRDX#6 96% 0 ± 0
  1. aPollen viability assayed according to the MTT test.
  2. bMean number ± standard deviations, Values in boldface are significantly different by Student’s t test from wild-type (P <0.05).