Table I.

Transcript copy numbers for genes expressed in extra radical mycelium and germinating spores of G. intraradices

GeneExtraradical MyceliumGerminating Spore Tissue
−RT+RT−RT+RT
Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase<508,300 (870)<502,700 (310)
β-Tubulin<506,700 (2,600)<502,800 (710)
RRNA55 (3)6.6 (2.0) × 108 102 (6)5.6 (0.74) × 108

Triplicate real-time RT-PCR were performed on 6 ng of DNAse I-treated total RNA isolated from the two tissues. Table values list transcript copy numbers reported as means and (sd).