Table II. Comparison of total biomass in a CAB line and a wild-type plant
SampleBiomass of CAB
PlantaPHB in CAB PlantBiomass of Wild-Type PlantbMass Ratio CAB to Wild Type
g dry wt% dry wtg dry wt
Whole plant21.068.7833.5 ± 3.50.64
Leaf tissue14.9811.1818.4 ± 2.30.81
Stem tissue6.082.8715.1 ± 1.80.40
  • a Data for CAB is from T1 line 2.2 (Fig. 5).

  • b Data for the wild type is an average of five plants. The weights of inflorescences and seeds were not included in the measurements.