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Table 1 Starch, sucrose and glucose content in the leaves of wild-type and PHB-producing sugarcane and switchgrass plants

From: Factors affecting polyhydroxybutyrate accumulation in mesophyll cells of sugarcane and switchgrass

Species ID Starch (±SD) Sucrose (±SD) Glucose (±SD)
Switchgrass WT 1.19 ± 0.34 3.16 ± 0.50 0.15 ± 0.01
LP 1.40 ± 0.52 2.83 ± 0.70 0.16 ± 0.04
MP1 0.83 ± 0.26 1.85 ± 0.24 0.16 ± 0.04
MP2 0.29 ± 0.06 2.08 ± 0.15 0.13 ± 0.01
HP 0.20 ± 0.07 1.58 ± 0.39 0.14 ± 0.02
Sugarcane WT 2.15 ± 0.54 4.68 ± 0.53 0.72 ± 0.09
LP 2.03 ± 0.65 5.14 ± 0.91 0.77 ± 0.14
MP1 0.37 ± 0.20 2.27 ± 0.66 0.58 ± 0.13
MP2 0.15 ± 0.07 1.18 ± 0.07 0.14 ± 0.03
  HP 0.14 ± 0.06 0.97 ± 0.14 0.09 ± 0.01
  1. Values are presented as a percentage of leaf dry weight ± standard deviation (n = 4). WT, wild type; LP, low producer (PHB ≤1% DW); MP, medium producer (PHB >1%, ≤2% DW); HP, high producer (PHB >2% DW).