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Table 1 Effect of NaCl treatment on the respiration rates in leaves of diploid (2×) and tetraploid (2×) R. pseudoacacia

From: Comparative mitochondrial proteomic, physiological, biochemical and ultrastructural profiling reveal factors underpinning salt tolerance in tetraploid black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.)

Treatment Total respiration
Vt (nmol O2 g−1 FW s−1)
Cytochrome pathway respiration
V Cyt (nmol O2 g−1 FW s−1)
Alternative pathway respiration
V Alt (nmol O2 g−1 FW s−1)
 0 mM 2.62 ± 0.025a 0.94 ± 0.035a 0.45 ± 0.050a
 250 mM 5.98 ± 0.200b 2.33 ± 0.162b 2.24 ± 0.146b
 500 mM 9.97 ± 0.510c 3.00 ± 0.265b 3.88 ± 0.278c
 0 mM 3.49 ± 0.125a 0.88 ± 0.036a 0.77 ± 0.074a
 250 mM 9.67 ± 0.495b 2.80 ± 0.127b 4.23 ± 0.104b
 500 mM 13.59 ± 0.121c 4.80 ± 0.210c 5.34 ± 0.056b
  1. Salt treatments were performed for 7 days. Values represent the means of three separate experiments ± standard deviations (SD)