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Table 3 Ratios (HM/LM) in transcript levels of candidate genes in developing endosperm

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

Year 2005 2008 2008 2010 2010
Population BS11C4 BS11C6 BS31C6 BS11C8 BS31C8
Genes      
ATPSase n.d.1 n.d. 0.45 1.43 2.70*
CgS1 n.d. 0.63 1.76 0.62 1.80*
Cys2 1.01 0.48 2.67 0.72 1.21
27 kDa γ-zein 1.07 0.42 4.32 0.17** 0.61
dzs10 2.36 3.89*2 4.56 3.8* 4.65**
dzs18 2.69 19.30* 9.71* 6.50** 9.53**
19kD α B1 2.11 0.49 2.43 1.91 0.77
15 kDa zein n.d. 0.57 7.26* 0.78 2.69*
16 kDa zein 7.64 0.78 3.19* 1.97* 1.49
Fl2 1.69 1.44 12.55 1.57 1.06
Reps H/L 7/7 7/3 7/6 10/10 10/10
  1. 1n.d. Not determined.
  2. 2* p < .05, ** P < 0.1.