Table 1

Overrepresented GO categories and terms among CviCol local-eQTLs

Functional Category

Expected Number of eQTLs

Observed Number of eQTLs

P-value


cell organization and biogenesis

165

187

0.034


developmental processes

296

283

0.76


DNA or RNA metabolism

50

54

0.29


electron transport or energy pathways

38

45

0.098


other biological processes

274

295

0.074


other cellular processes

1457

1534

0.004


other metabolic processes

1322

1364

0.041


protein metabolism

524

490

0.94


response to abiotic or biotic stimulus

276

378

7.70 × 10-11 (S*)


response to stress

305

414

2.19 × 10-11 (S*)


signal transduction

160

156

0.61


transport

240

289

0.0002 (S*)


unknown biological processes

1534

1112

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Number of eQTLs per categories among GO 'Biological process'. Categories with a significant excess (after Bonferroni, P < 8 × 10-4) of eQTLs are indicated with 'S*'. The number of expected eQTLs was estimated from a whole-genome scan considering the fraction of genes in each functional category

Cubillos et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:117   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-117

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