Table 1.

Sizes of crystals and spores of transformants BMB171/pBMB201Ac and BMB171/pBMB1Ac304a

Crystals or sporesShapeLength (μm)Width (μm)Vol (μm3)
Cry1Ac10b Bipyramidal1.40 ± 0.260.55 ± 0.090.14
Cry1Ac10 + P20c Bipyramidal1.85 ± 0.280.85 ± 0.110.44
SporesLong ellipsoidal1.80 ± 0.130.80 ± 0.04
Spores (P20)Spherical1.05 ± 0.270.80 ± 0.02
  • a The values are means based on two independent experiments; 30 crystals were measured by SEM in each treatment.

  • b Cry1Ac10 crystals in BMB171/pBMB1Ac304 without P20.

  • c Cry1Ac10 crystals in BMB171/pBMB201Ac in the presence of P20.