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Table 6 The contents of total folate and proportion of 5-M-THF during the early stage of kernel formation

From: Genome-wide identification and transcriptional analysis of folate metabolism-related genes in maize kernels

Total folates (nmol/g FW) The proportion of 5-M-THF (%)
DAP GEMS31 Ji63 GEMS31/Ji63 T-test GEMS31 Ji63 T-test
DAP 6 1.67 ± 0.35 1.83 ± 0.15 0.91 0.399 61.1 90.2 7.48E-07
DAP 12 3.05 ± 0.12 2.86 ± 0.27 1.07 0.256 67.2 98.3 4.11E-09
DAP 18 2.89 ± 0.09 2.10 ± 0.13 1.41 0.850 69.9 97.1 5.66E-08
DAP 24 2.39 ± 0.25 1.61 ± 0.18 1.48 0.008 54.1 93.9 7.81E-07
DAP 30 2.59 ± 0.38 1.13 ± 0.02 2.30 0.003 40.0 93.4 2.30E-06
  1. Note: DAP, days after pollination
  2. Total folates contain 5-F-THF and 5-M-THF
  3. Data are means ± SD (n = 4), and each replicate consisted of 50 mg of plant material