Table 1

Arabidopsis seedlings overexpressing PKS1 have a reduced sensitivity to red light. Seedlings were grown and measured as described (21). Mean hypocotyl lengths ± SE are indicated.

GenotypeLight conditions and hypocotyl lengths (mm)
DarkBlueRedFar-redWhite
Col vector12.58 ± 0.353.26 ± 0.126.42 ± 0.192.03 ± 0.12.91 ± 0.07
Col PKS-OX712.9 ± 0.343.05 ± 0.147.37 ± 0.181.88 ± 0.053.93 ± 0.11
phyA-205vector12.6 ± 0.333.61 ± 0.16.88 ± 0.1710.24 ± 0.393.21 ± 0.11
phyA-205PKS-OX1312.86 ± 0.363.49 ± 0.177.88 ± 0.1510.84 ± 0.525.25 ± 0.13