Table 8

GO categories enriched among conserved and diverse genes of E. grandis.

βN extremea

GO category

Proportion out extreme

Proportion in extreme

p-value


"conserved"

malate metabolic process

0.0007

0.0093

0.0056

"conserved"

ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process

0.0131

0.0278

0.0314

"diverse"

defense response

0.0070

0.0302

0.0069

"diverse"

biological_process_unknown

0.1647

0.2362

0.0134

"diverse"

response to biotic stimulus

0.0032

0.0151

0.0480


a The "conserved" tail is composed of contigs with βN smaller than 1.0 × 10-3, while the "diverse" tail has contigs with βN greater than 3.5 × 10-3.

Biological process GO categories enriched (p-value < 0.05) in each of the two extremes of βN (non-synonymous nucleotide diversity) distribution.

Novaes et al. BMC Genomics 2008 9:312   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-312

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