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Table 2 Mean grain amino acid, total nitrogen, and total sulfur concentration of 10 pooled C8 individuals

From: Genetic and biochemical differences in populations bred for extremes in maize grain methionine concentration

  BS11 HM BS11LM Ratio HM/LM BS31HM BS31LM Ratio HM/LM
Taurine1 0.06 0.06 1.00 0.06 0.06 1.00
Hydroxyproline 0.02 0.02 1.00 0.01 0.02 0.50
Aspartic acid 0.73 0.69 1.06 0.66 0.73 0.90
Threonine 0.39 0.35 1.11 0.36 0.39 0.92
Serine 0.49 0.44 1.11 0.47 0.49 0.96
Glutamic acid 2.12 1.84 1.15 2.00 2.12 0.94
Proline 0.93 0.83 1.12 0.90 0.93 0.97
Glycine 0.42 0.40 1.05 0.39 0.42 0.93
Alanine 0.86 0.76 1.13 0.81 0.86 0.94
Cysteine 0.22 0.18 1.22 0.22 0.22 1.00
Valine 0.55 0.51 1.08 0.49 0.55 0.89
Methionine 0.25 0.16 1.56 0.28 0.25 1.12
Isoleucine 0.41 0.38 1.08 0.37 0.41 0.90
Leucine 1.46 1.26 1.16 1.36 1.46 0.93
Tyrosine 0.35 0.30 1.17 0.33 0.35 0.94
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.51 1.14 0.52 0.58 0.90
Hydroxylysine 0.01 0.02 0.50 0.02 0.01 2.00
Ornithine 0.01 0.01 1.00 0.01 0.01 1.00
Lysine 0.34 0.36 0.94 0.31 0.34 0.91
Sum of AAs 11.06 9.94 1.11 10.38 10.85 0.96
Nitrogen (%)2 1.58 1.24 1.27 1.40 1.43 0.98
Total S (ppm)3 874 495 1.76 952 787 1.21
  1. 1Amino acid concentrations are in mass percentage of the amino acid in the tissue analyzed.
  2. 2% Nitrogen was determined by combustion analysis.
  3. 3Total sulfur content was determined by ICP.