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Table 2 Transgenic Arabidopsis seed fatty acid profiles

From: Rapid expression of transgenes driven by seed-specific constructs in leaf tissue: DHA production

Fatty acid Columbia pJP3057
JB-7
Usual FA   
16:0 7.7 7.6
18:0 3.1 3.7
20:0 2.1 1.8
18:1Δ9 12.9 12.8
20:1Δ11 18.3 16.3
18:2Δ9,12 27.8 27.2
18:3Δ9,12,15 19.7 17.3
Other minor 8.4 8.0
Total 100 94.7
New ω6 PUFA   
18:3Δ6,9,12 - 1.4
20:3Δ8,11,14 - -
20:4Δ5,8,11,14 - -
Total 0 1.4
New ω3 PUFA   
18:4Δ6,9,12,15 - 0.4 (18% Δ6-des)
20:4Δ8,11,14,17 - 0.6 (90% Δ6-elo)
20:5 Δ5,8,11,14,17 - 0.2 (83% Δ5-des)
22:5Δ7,10,13,16,19 - 0.3 (93% Δ5-elo)
22:6 Δ4,7,10,13,16,19 - 2.4 (89% Δ4-des)
Total 0 3.9
Total new FA 0 5.3
Total FA 100 100
  1. Profiles of fatty acid methyl esters produced directly from transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana (ecotype Columbia) seed stably transformed with construct pJP3057. Conversion efficiencies are calculated as in Table 1.