Table 7

Functional annotation of AS represented by microarray expression group

Early

Middle

Late


Metabolism


Simple/Complex Carbohydrate Metabolism and Transport

3

0

2

Oxidative Phosphorylation

8

5

1

Lysosomal Enzymatic Digestion

0

0

2

Protein Digestion

4

4

3

Protein Modification, Metabolism, Transport and Localization

5

12

8

Amino Acid and Derivative Metabolism and Transport

1

8

2

Nucleobase/Nucleoside/Nucleotide/Nucleic acid Metabolism and Transport

4

1

3

Fatty Acid/Lipid Metabolism and Transport

1

0

2

Vitamin/Vitamin Derivative/Cofactor Metabolism and Transport

2

0

0

Xenobiotic Metabolism and Transport

1

0

2


Total

29

30

25


Transport


Ion Transport

3

3

0

Receptor-mediated Endocytosis

1

0

2


Total

4

3

2


Protein Synthesis


Transcription and mRNA Processing

2

5

6

Translation

11

10

4

Protein Folding

3

4

4


Total

16

19

14


Cellular Processes


Cell Cycle

0

3

3

Cellular Proliferation

0

0

2

Chromatin Assembly/Disassembly

0

0

5

Apoptosis

1

0

0

Senescence

1

0

0


Total

2

3

10


Egg Production


Vitellogenesis/Oogenesis/Embryogenesis

2

10

7

Melanization

0

1

0


Total

2

11

7


Cellular Communication


Signal Transduction

1

1

2

Cell-cell Signaling

3

0

1


Total

4

1

3


Intra-/Extra-cellular Architecture Maintenance


Structural

3

4

2

Muscle-related

1

0

0

Cell Adhesion

1

1

0

Cytoskeleton Organization and Biogenesis

1

0

2


Total

6

5

4


Response to Stress/External Stimulus


Response to Oxidative Stress

2

1

3

Immune/Defense Response

2

2

3


Total

4

3

6


Unknown


Total

77

55

68


Dana et al. BMC Genomics 2005 6:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-6-5

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