Table 4

Differentially expressed genes and their GO terms related to pigmentation and melanogenesis in black versus white sheep skin
GO terms Genes Relative expression in black vs white sheep skin Fold change FDR p-value Corrected p-value of GO term
Developmental pigmentation Tyrosinase Up-regulation 96.88 1.89 × 10-137 0.00273
G-protein coupled receptor 143 Up-regulation 35.63 1.32 × 10-28
Pallidin-like protein Down-regulation 0.16 1.47 × 10-17
P protein-like Up-regulation 17.65 4.78 × 10-5
Melanophilin Up-regulation 27.75 1.94 × 10-158
Pigment cell differentiation Pallidin-like protein Down-regulation 0.16 1.47 × 10-17 1
P protein-like Up-regulation 17.65 4.78 × 10-5
Melanophilin Up-regulation 27.75 1.94 × 10-158
Cellular pigmentation and pigment granule localization G-protein coupled receptor 143 Up-regulation 35.63 1.32 × 10-28 1
Melanophilin Up-regulation 27.75 1.94 × 10-158
Pigment metabolic process involved in developmental pigmentation and pigmentation Tyrosinase Up-regulation 96.88 1.89 × 10-137 1
G-protein coupled receptor 143 Up-regulation 35.63 1.32 × 10-28
P protein-like Up-regulation 17.65 4.78 × 10-5
Melanin metabolic process Aralkylamine N-acetyltransferase (AANAT) Up-regulation 9.80 7.9 × 10-5 1
Chain E, Crystal Structure Of The 14-3-3 Zeta:serotonin N- Acetyltransferase Up-regulation 7.84 1.44 × 10-6
Tyrosinase Up-regulation 96.88 1.89 × 10-137
P protein-like Up-regulation 17.65 4.78 × 10-5
Membrane-associated transporter protein-like isoform 1 Up-regulation 32.75 1.03 × 10-42
Membrane-associated transporter protein-like isoform 2 Up-regulation 4099.12 3.46 × 10-13

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