Table 3

Categorisation of the up- and down-regulated genes into pathways, as per KEGG.

Total

Up-regulated

Down-regulated


Estradiol

Progesterone

Estradiol

Progesterone


Energy metabolism

14

3

4

6

4

Carbohydrate metabolism

23

2

9

1

-

Lipid metabolism

27

1

2

7

8

Nucleotide metabolism

29

-

1

16

3

Amino acid metabolism

30

3

8

3

3

Metabolism of other amino acids

4

-

-

-

-

Metabolism of cofactors and vitamins

33

-

1

6

3

Glycan biosynthesis and metabolism

16

2

6

1

2

Biosynthesis of secondary metabolism

15

1

1

3

4

12

32

43

27


The numbers represent the number of pathways (not genes) affected following exposure with either Estradiol or progesterone.

Amirshahi et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:150   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-150

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