Table III.

Lipid and fatty acid composition in Arabidopsis flowers

Lipid FractionTotal Lipids14:016:016:118:018:118:218:320:122:1
μmol fatty acid g−1fresh wt mol %
Wax0.77 ± 0.0615.732.31.14.330.57.86.30.3n.d.
TAG0.30 ± 0.015.219.45.02.562.33.00.50.71.0
Polar lipids4.20 ± 0.620.248.60.62.38.622.415.2n.d.0.6

Total lipids represent the means ± sd of two measurements. The fatty acid composition is from two measurements;sd was below 5% for all fatty acid values. n.d., Not detectable.