Table I.

Parameters estimated from GA3dose-response curves

GenotypeRMINRMAXp[H]50
mm d−1 nm
Wild type36.5  ± 3.167.5  ± 5.80.96  ± 0.08120
grd Mutants
M117 (grd1)12.0  ± 1.156.5  ± 5.30.98  ± 0.0958
M359 (grd2)15.0  ± 1.460.3  ± 5.80.98  ± 0.0984
M411 (grd3)11.6  ± 1.056.9  ± 5.10.91  ± 0.0856
gse Mutants
M121 (gse1)12.8  ± 1.050.0  ± 4.00.47  ± 0.049,500
M488 (gse1)11.2  ± 0.952.5  ± 4.30.61  ± 0.0543,000

Mean values (and their 95% confidence limits) of parameters (see text for explanation of symbols) were estimated for the fitted curves shown in Figure 2 using PEST software (Weyers et al., 1987).