Table 1

Percentage of genes in each of the ten functional categories in five PVSets

    Category Name

    Gene Examples

    PVSet1

    PVSet2

    PVSet4

    PVSet6

    PVSet11


Cell Growth & Maintenance

Tubulin, auxin-regulated, histone

26.3%

40.0%

39.3%

29.8%

25.4%


Energy

Chlorophyll binding, RuBisCO

3.0%

1.7%

1.8%

27.7%

6.5%


Hypothetical/Unknown Function

Hypothetical/unknown function in databases

24.1%

35.0%

25.0%

17.4%

32.5%


Other (Miscellaneous)

Transposons, cell death, pollen-related

1.5%

1.7%

1.8%

1.1%

0.6%


Oxidative

Metallothionein, cysteine protease, peroxidase

0.8%

2.5%

3.6%

0.7%

0.6%


Stress, Defense, Shock-related

Chitinase, drought resistance, stress-induced

4.5%

5.8%

8.9%

2.5%

8.9%


Signaling

Cytochrome P450, protein kinases, calmodulin

9.0%

5.8%

8.9%

10.3%

5.3%


Seed Proteins

Lipoxygenase, seed maturation protein, trypsin inhibitor

16.5%

0.0%

0.0%

5.0%

0.0%


Transcription

DNA-binding, transcription factors, zinc finger proteins

13.5%

5.8%

3.6%

3.9%

13.0%


Transporters and Membrane Proteins

Sugar/amino acid transporters, membrane intrinsic proteins

0.8%

1.7%

7.1%

1.8%

7.1%


The ten functional categories are shown along with examples of gene families placed in each category. The percentage of genes in each functional category is shown in each of five PVSets.

Jones et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:136   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-136

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