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Table 1 Chlorophyll and carotenoid content in mature galls and two types of host leaves (n = 4)

From: Structural, biochemical, and physiological characterization of photosynthesis in leaf-derived cup-shaped galls on Litsea acuminata

  Chl a + b (μg/g DW) Chl a/b Car (μg/g DW) Car/Chl
Gall-free leaves 2138.8 ± 215.3a 2.68 ± 0.4a 1003.9 ± 78.0a 0.47 ± 0.4b
Galled leaves 1985.1 ± 262.2a 2.70 ± 0.4a 940.3 ± 120.0a 0.47 ± 0.3b
Gall 38.5 ± 3.8b 2.74 ± 0.1a 20.8 ± 1.4b 0.54 ± 0.2a
  1. a,b Significant difference (one-way ANOVA, Tukey’s honest significance difference test at p<0.05).