Table 1

Functional classification of genes expressed differentially during germination under standard conditions.

Functional category

Cluster k1

Cluster k2

k1.1

k1.2

Total

k2.1

k2.2

Total


Transcription

11

5

16

-

-

-

Seed specific proteins

Storage proteins

6

6

12

-

2

2

Maturation proteins

10

10

20

-

-

-

RNA metabolism

8

4

12

2

-

2

Protein metabolism

Protein biosynthesis

13

16

29

17

9

26

Post-translation modification and folding

17

1

18

17

13

30

Protein catabolism

12

4

16

8

4

12

Amino acid metabolism

Methionine cycle

-

-

-

3

1

4

Other amino acid metabolism

2

-

2

2

-

2

Lipid metabolism

Lipid biosynthesis

1

-

1

-

1

1

Lipid degradation

1

-

1

4

-

4

Carbohydrate metabolism

Starch, sucrose biosynthesis

-

-

-

-

2

2

Starch degradation

-

-

-

1

1

2

Other

-

1

1

2

2

4

Secondary metabolism

Cell wall biosynthesis

-

-

-

3

3

6

Cell wall loosening

-

-

-

2

4

6

Metabolism of various compounds

7

2

9

16

8

24

Energy

Glycolysis

1

-

1

3

7

10

Gluconeogenesis

-

-

-

-

1

1

Glyoxylate cycle

-

-

-

1

-

1

Pentose phosphate pathway

-

-

-

2

5

7

Tricarboxylic acid cycle

-

-

-

4

1

5

Photorespiration

-

-

-

4

2

6

Photosynthesis

1

-

1

1

6

7

Mitochondrial energy conversion

-

-

-

8

2

10

Phytohormone regulation

1

-

1

1

3

4

Transport

16

5

21

15

13

28

Signal transduction

8

4

12

4

4

8

Response to stress

9

1

10

8

11

19

Cell cycle and DNA processing

2

-

2

15

3

18

Unclassified

11

2

13

2

2

4

Unidentified function

44

24

68

18

28

46

Not significant homology (> 1e-20)

44

20

64

24

19

43


Total

225

105

330

187

157

344


Pestsova et al. BMC Plant Biology 2008 8:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-8-122

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