Table II.

Endogenous BRs in different organs

Soil-Grown PlantsLiquid-Cultured Plants
Apical shoot (3.62 g)Stem (44.7 g)Cauline (56.0 g)Rosette (11.0 g)Silique (3.89 g)Shoot (41.5 g)Root (11.0 g)
Sterol (μg g fresh wt−1)
 24-MCa 38.72.113.272.917.770.640.85
 CRb 72.727.128.918.847.914.640.4
 CN1.520.900.570.505.270.280.72
 6-OxoCN0.0300.0180.0130.0180.0360.0120.035
6-DeoxoBRs (ng g fresh wt−1)
 6-DeoxoCT7.930.650.630.978.890.291.71
 6-DeoxoTE0.720.140.200.190.360.080.22
 6-DeoxoTY1.182.242.011.082.860.691.37
 6-DeoxoCS6.012.644.332.855.640.730.23
6-OxoBRs (ng g fresh wt−1)
 CTNDc NDNDNDNDNDND
 TE0.03NDNDNDNDNDND
 TY0.300.220.110.060.380.010.01
 CS2.020.400.310.130.940.120.05
 BLNDNDNDNDNDNDND
  • a 24-MC, 24-Methylenecholesterol.

  • b CR, Campesterol.

  • c ND, Not detected.