Table 7

Comparison of Mesostigma genes related to cell structure functions with the genome or ESTs of Chlamydomonas and three embryophytes. The average identity of pair-wise comparisons of Mesostigma expressed genes coding for the indicated cellular functions with the ESTs or genomes of the given organisms are presented.

Function1

Chlamydomonas

Physcomitrella

Arabidopsis

Oryza


Cell structure (201)

0.629

0.641

0.627

0.618

Cytoskeleton (7)

0.751

0.729

0.0.731

0.731

Protein folding/Chaperones (21)

0.685

0.605

0.580

0.581

Cytosolic protein degradation (22)

0.682

0.733

0.722

0.703

Vesicular transport (22)

0.633

0.701

0.680

0.673

Regulation (18)

0.585

0.599

0.548

0.544

DNA structure, replication, cell cycle (21)

0.580

0.616

0.655

0.625

Transcription (16)

0.684

0.675

0.647

0.623

RNA metabolism (23)

0.599

0.619

0.637

0.637


1 Numbers in brackets indicate the number of genes in this category.

Simon et al. BMC Plant Biology 2006 6:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-6-2

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