Hierarchical clustering of significantly regulated genes. We performed hierarchical clustering analysis on the 302 significantly, differentially expressed transcripts (FDR<0.01) similarly regulated in Colony 1 (A) and Colony 2 (B). Both colonies demonstrated the same overall grouping for experimental treatments: saline (S) and bead (B) injected bees formed a sister group and were closer in transcript expression to bacteria (Bac) injected bees than controls (C). Control and bacteria-injected bees had the most disparate transcript expression. Colours denote differences in log2 expression relative to the mean expression across the four treatment groups, according to the scale shown.
Richard et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:558 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-558