SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

Fig. S1 Reactions catalysed by hydroxycinnamoyl transferase (HCT) in monolignol biosynthesis.

Fig. S2HCT transcript levels and lignin content and composition in control and HCT-antisense alfalfa lines.

Fig. S3 Transcript levels of lignin pathway genes in HCT antisense and control alfalfa plants as determined by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction.

Fig. S4 High-pressure liquid chromatography profiles of phenolic compounds from stems of control and HCT-downregulated alfalfa.

Fig. S5 Gibberellin responsiveness of HCT antisense alfalfa compared with control.

Fig. S6 Transcript levels of flavonoid pathway genes in HCT antisense and control alfalfa plants as determined by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction.

Fig. S7 Transcript levels of pathogenesis-related (PR) protein genes in HCT- and C3'H- antisenses and control alfalfa plants as determined by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction.

Fig. S8 Soil moisture levels for wild type and HCT-downregulated alfalfa lines during the drought stress experiment reported in Fig. 4.

Table S1 Primers used for quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction

Table S2 Vegetative growth parameters for control and HCT-down-regulated alfalfa

Table S3 Genes downregulated in HCT antisense lines compared with controls

Table S4 Genes upregulated in HCT antisense lines compared with controls

Table S5 Functional classification of differentially expressed genes in HCT-downregulated lines compared with wild type

Table S6 Release of pectic material from cell walls of control and HCT-antisense alfalfa

Please note: Wiley-Blackwell are not responsible for the content or functionality of any supporting information supplied by the authors. Any queries (other than missing material) should be directed to the New Phytologist Central Office.

FilenameFormatSizeDescription
NPH_3621_sm_FigsS1-8-TablesS1-6.doc1821KSupporting info item