Table 1

The number of protein families found to be overrepresented in each of the three thermophilicity classes.

Class of overrepresentation

Number of protein families


Thermophiles

8

Mesophiles

0

Psychrophiles

32


Overrepresentation is defined as presence in more than 65% of one class, and at a significantly (p < 0.01) lower frequency in all other classes.

Jensen et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13(Suppl 7):S3   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-S7-S3

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