Table II.

Analysis of Glc, Suc, and starch in wild-type Arabidopsis and vte1-1

Glc, Suc, and starch levels were analyzed spectrophotometrically using the enzyme-coupled assays described in “Materials and Methods.” Glc and Suc are expressed as nanomoles per milligram fresh wt (n = 4).

Beginning of Photoperiod End of Photoperiod
Carbohydrates Columbia vte1-1 Columbia vte1-1
Glc 2.32 ± 0.62 2.46 ± 0.58 2.36 ± 0.79 2.63 ± 0.83
Suc 0.07 ± 0.07 0.16 ± 0.16 1.56 ± 0.60 1.75 ± 0.28
Starcha 13 ± 3 13 ± 4 86 ± 14 85 ± 11
  • a Starch is expressed as nanomoles of Glc monomers per milligram fresh wt