Table 1

Metabolism of [1-14C]acetate by 2-day-old icl mutant seedlings

SeedlingComponents, % of total Total, 103 dpm
SugarsAmino acidsOrganic acidsCO2Ethanol-insolubleOther
Wild type23.3  ± 2.116.4  ± 3.113.4  ± 0.636.4  ± 4.54.6  ± 0.15.7  ± 0.2105.2  ± 11.3
icl-1 2.8  ± 0.320.5  ± 3.228.4  ± 0.940.3  ± 6.04.9  ± 0.13.3  ± 0.461.1  ± 4.8
icl-2 4.0  ± 0.221.4  ± 1.925.9  ± 4.040.5  ± 3.73.0  ± 0.25.2  ± 0.257.5  ± 3.1
  • Seedlings were incubated for 4 h, and the incorporation of 14C into various components was determined. Values are presented as mean ± SE of four separate replicates. Seedlings were grown in continuous light (80 μmol⋅m−2⋅s−1).