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Table 1 Analysis of maize mesocotyl growth

From: 2-DE-based proteomic analysis of protein changes associated with etiolated mesocotyl growth in Zea mays

A. Mesocotyl in vivo
Growth time Fresh weight (mg) Dry weight (mg) RWC (%) Protein mg/g dry weight Cellulose (%) (per dry weight)
48 h 27.78 ± 2.41a 2.79 ± 0.19 a 90.86 ± 0.33 a 90.22 ± 8.28 a 31.04 ± 3.41 a
84 h 115.93 ± 2.10 b 8.65 ± 0.59 b 93.06 ± 0.36 b 41.14 ± 11.70 b 40.65 ± 0.79 b
132 h 269.08 ± 9.33 c 22.24 ± 0.88 c 92.36 ± 0.38 b 38.48 ± 4.30 b 24.59 ± 6.38 c
B. Mesocotyl in vitro
Incubation time Fresh weight (mg) Dry weight (mg) RWC (%) Protein mg/g dry weight Cellulose (%) (per dry weight)
0 h 32.78 ± 0.52 a 2.35 ± 0.04 a 92.84 ± 0.11 a 0.24 ± 0.03 a No detection
12 h, − IAA 38.23 ± 0.50 b 2.47 ± 0.08 a 93.53 ± 0.18 b 0.16 ± 0.04 a 23.93 ± 1.52 a
12 h, + IAA 52.19 ± 3.81 c 2.73 ± 0.02 a 94.75 ± 0.39 c 0.15 ± 0.02 a 19.50 ± 2.95 b
  1. Assays were repeated at least three times. Values having different superscripts are significantly different at p < 0.01
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