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Table 2 Callus induction from T. baccata explants

From: In vitro cell cultures obtained from different explants of Corylus avellanaproduce Taxol and taxanes

Hormone concentration and combination (mg/l) A *
  Leaves Stems Seeds
2,4-D (1) 56.3 ± 36.8 76.3 ± 33.0 37.7 ± 16.0
2,4-D (0.5) 63.8 ± 37.8 65.8 ± 28.7 43.7 ± 8.1
BA (1) 3.0 ± 6.0 2.8 ± 4.1 0
BA (0.5) 4.5 ± 10.1 9.0 ± 9.5 32.7 ± 6.7
2,4-D (0.5) + BA (1) 8.0 ± 10.5 24.3 ± 10.3 21.0 ± 16.4
2,4-D (1) + BA (0.5) 30.3 ± 18.2 32.5 ± 25.3 16.0 ± 9.3
NAA (2) 33.0 ± 22.4 56.3 ± 39.9 52.0 ± 24.8
NAA (2) + BA (0.5) 10.0 ± 2.0 12.0 ± 15.7 13.0 ± 5.2
  1. *number of explants producing callus/total number of explants after 60 days of culture time.
  2. All the values represent the mean ± SD from 3 different experiments using 2 different plants.