Table I.

GC-MS analysis of wax monomers load of dso-3 mutants and wild-type plants

Data presented here are the average of three replicates.

Compound ClassWild Typedso-3
mean μg/cm2sdmean μg/cm2sd
Alkanes11.461.022.050.19
Secondary alcohols1.870.171.120.20
Ketones3.790.901.450.43
Primary alcohols1.560.071.430.07
Fatty acids0.030.010.000.00
Aldehydes0.250.020.100.02
Wax esters0.300.020.310.05
Unknown0.410.010.310.06
Total wax load19.662.226.771.02