Table II.

Levels of S-linalool and other terpenoids in LIS-transgenic and control ripe tomato fruits

Plant Lineγ-Tocopherolα-TocopherolLuteinLycopeneβ-CaroteneS-Linalool
μg g−1 fresh wt (± se)
CB3 LIS-transgenic10.45  (0.31)8.49  (0.82)2.28  (0.24)66.51  (5.50)5.53  (0.56)0.31  (0.01)
CB3 Controls11.07  (0.09)7.02  (0.09)1.99  (0.21)63.75  (14.91)3.00  (0.48)0.00  (0.00)
UC82B LIS-transgenic11.83  (0.34)7.45  (0.75)1.62  (0.50)76.60  (1.11)3.35  (0.60)0.25  (0.05)
UC82B Controls10.40  (0.98)6.40  (1.82)2.15  (0.13)91.02  (24.63)4.80  (0.14)0.00  (0.00)

Transformation was verified by PCR. Means and se of two to five independent determinations from one fruit from plants containing high S-linalool levels that originated in one transformation event for each variety and compared with controls.