Table 2

Classification and relative accumulation of Culex tarsalis salivary glands transcripts that are associated with secreted products

Class

Number of transcripts

Percent of secreted group

Function known or presumed? *


Subclass

Ubiquitous protein families

Secreted Enzymes

Amylase/maltase/chitinase

84

10.9

Y

Serine proteases

16

2.1

Y/N

Adenosine deaminase

4

0.5

Y

Phosphatase

3

0.4

N

DNAse

1

0.1

Y

Salivary immunity related products

7

0.9

Y

Antigen 5 family

5

0.6

N

Mucins

3

0.4

Y

Serpin

1

0.1

Y

Unique hematophagous Diptera proteins

D7/OBP family

66

8.6

Y

30 kDa antigen/Aegyptin

20

2.6

Y

6.3 kDa family

11

1.4

N

Uniquely Culicine families

30.5 kDa family

40

5.2

N

23.4 kDa family

2

0.3

N

41.9 kDa family

2

0.3

N

62 kDa family

1

0.1

N

Fragment of culicine salivary protein

1

0.1

N

Uniquely Culex families

16.7 kDa family

443

57.5

N

GQP repeat family

32

4.2

N

9.7 kDa family

16

2.1

N

4.2 kDa family

6

0.8

N

HHI repeat family

4

0.5

N

Cys rich family

2

0.3

N

7.8 kDa family

1

0.1

N


* Y for Yes and N for No - Yes is probably an overestimation as proteins can be multi functional

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

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