Table 1. Thioacidolysis of polyploid Arabidopsis

All values given are in µmol per mg of AcBr-lignin. Data are means ± sd. Different lowercase letters following values indicate statistically significant difference; H, G, and S; p-hydroxyphenyl, guaiacyl, and syringyl lignin units; n = 8 pools of two or more biological replicates; statistical analysis was done with univariate analysis and Scheffe posthoc testing in SPSS; α = 0.05.

Lignin monomeric composition2n4n6n8n
H+G+S6.40 ± 2.07 a8.48 ± 1.84 a6.32 ± 1.20 a,b3.74 ± 1.04 b
H0.05 ± 0.02 a0.11 ± 0.03 a,b0.18 ± 0.04 b0.19 ± 0.07 b
G3.50 ± 1.68 a4.79 ± 1.71 a3.53 ± 0.66 a2.56 ± 0.86 a
S1.97 ± 0.96 a2.62 ± 1.00 a2.61 ± 0.53 a0.99 ± 0.25 b
S/G0.56 ± 0.01 a0.55 ± 0.07 a0.74 ± 0.06 a0.40 ± 0.09 b