Table 1

Classification and relative accumulation of Culex tarsalis salivary glands transcripts that are associated with housekeeping function

Class

Number of transcripts

Percent of housekeeping group


Protein synthesis machinery

279

43.8

Unknown conserved

120

18.8

Transporters and storage

44

6.9

Energy metabolism

30

4.7

Protein modification machinery

29

4.6

Amino acid metabolism

21

3.3

Signal transduction

17

2.7

Carbohydrate metabolism

15

2.4

Protein export machinery

15

2.4

Cytoskeletal

11

1.7

Transcription machinery

11

1.7

Lipid metabolism

10

1.6

Proteasome machinery

10

1.6

Extracellular matrix

7

1.1

Nuclear regulation

6

0.9

Immunity

4

0.6

Intermediate/secondary metabolism

4

0.6

Nucleic acid metabolism

2

0.3

Transcription factors

2

0.3

Total

637


Calvo et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-51

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