Table 2

Some of the biological taxa with corresponding number of entries in Hmrbase database

Important taxa

Number of entries in database


Hormone (%)

Receptor (%)


Chordate

1362 (69.6)

2309 (77.06)


Arthropoda

198 (10.1)

207 (6.90)


Mollusca

19 (0.97)

33 (1.10)


Metatheria

29 (1.48)

15 (0.50)


Eutheria

753 (38.51)

1391 (46.42)


Primates

170 (8.69)

478 (15.95)


Rodents

227 (11.61)

535 (17.85)


Cetartiodactyla (whales, hippos, ruminants, pigs, camels)

214 (10.94)

239 (7.97)


New world monkeys

13 (0.66)

49 (1.63)


Old world monkeys

44 (2.25)

69 (2.30)


Gorilla

5 (0.25)

3 (0.10)


Chimpanzee

14 (0.71)

14 (0.46)


Human

84 (4.29)

310 (10.34)


Values in parentheses are the percentage of hormones or receptors for a particular taxon included in Hmrbase database

Rashid et al. BMC Genomics 2009 10:307   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-307

Open Data