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Table 4 Contents of MDA in non-transgenic (NT) and transgenic (SC) potatoes during and after water stress

From: Enhanced tolerance of transgenic potato plants expressing choline oxidase in chloroplasts against water stress

PEG treatments Potato type MDA content (mmol.g.FW-1)
Stress period Recovery period
DAY 0 DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4 DAY5
Control (0% PEG) SC 4.38±0.58 4.21±0.34 4.25±0.56 4.36±0.34 4.31±0.46 4.28±0.53
NT 4.35±0.33 4.15±0.26 4.11±0.24 4.43±0.37 4.27±0.41 4.32±0.31
Moderate stress (10% PEG) SC 4.16±0.61 5.88±1.67 6.92±1.88 8.98±2.17 5.74*±1.42 4.81±1.14
NT 4.24±0.31 6.17±2.54 7.25±1.57 9.02±2.64 7.18±2.47 5.92±1.13
Severe stress (20% PEG) SC 4.33±0.26 6.36*±1.83 9.78*±2.46 11.52±2.84 6.29*±1.45 5.63*±1.57
NT 4.27±0.27 9.47±2.32 14.24±1.69 13.32±3.68 9.46±2.55 8.38±2.84
  1. Data are expressed as the mean of five replicates. Asterisks (*) represent significantly different (P < 0.05) with the NT.