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Fig. 1 | Biotechnology for Biofuels

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From: Mutation of 4-coumarate: coenzyme A ligase 1 gene affects lignin biosynthesis and increases the cell wall digestibility in maize brown midrib5 mutants

Fig. 1

Morphological characterization of the bm5 mutants. a Greenhouse grown B73 wild-type maize. b Greenhouse grown bm5 mutant. c Adaxial view of the representative midrib of the fourth leaf collected from 60-day-old B73 wild-type maize. d Adaxial view of the representative midrib of the fourth leaf collected from 60-day-old bm5 mutant. e The fourth internode collected from 60-day-old B73 wild-type maize. f The fourth internode collected from 60-day-old bm5 mutant. g The midrib cross section from the fourth leaf collected from 60-day-old B73 wild-type maize without staining. Bar = 1.0 mm. h The midrib cross section from the fourth leaf collected from 60-day-old bm5 mutant. Bar = 1.0 mm. i Phloroglucinol–HCl staining of the midrib cross section from the fourth leaf collected from 60-day-old B73 wild-type maize. Bar = 1.0 mm. j Phloroglucinol–HCl staining of the midrib cross section from the fourth leaf collected from 60-day-old bm5 mutant

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