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Table 1 Comparison of cell wall components in stems of genotypes 708 and 773 on a cell wall basis.

From: Using RNA-Seq for gene identification, polymorphism detection and transcript profiling in two alfalfa genotypes with divergent cell wall composition in stems

Component Genotype 708 Genotype 773 SEM p-value
  ---------- g kg-1 cell wall ----------  
Klason lignin 162 175 2 p < 0.05
Glucose 443 421 2 p < 0.05
Xylose 137 149 3 NS
Arabinose 39 39 1 NS
Galactose 32 28 1 p < 0.05
Mannose 33.1 30.5 0.1 p < 0.01
Rhamnose 11.5 11.4 0.4 NS
Fucose 3.01 3.1 0.03 NS
Uronic acids 139 142 6 NS
  1. Values are least square means based on an analysis of variance with three biological replicates for each clone arranged in a randomized complete block design (see Methods for details). SEM = Standard error of mean, NS = Non-significant (p > 0.05).