Table 4

Functional analysis of genes regulated by Varroa parasitism
Biological process/ Molecular Function P-value # upregulated genes # downregulated genes
Metallopeptidase activity 0.00193 5 4
Ascorbate and aldarate metabolism 0.0106 4 0
GPCR, family 3, C-terminal 0.0126 0 3
Metalloendopeptidase activity 0.0127 2 4
Nucleophile 0.0150 2 3
Carbohydrate binding 0.0170 2 5
Integral/intrinsic to plasma membrane 0.0243 4 6
Glutamate receptor activity 0.0320 0 4
Pattern/ Polysaccharide binding 0.0331 1 4
Starch and sucrose metabolism 0.0338 3 1
Peptidase activity, acting on L-amino acid peptides 0.0379 10 5
Hydrolase 0.0431 20 16
Developmental growth 0.0471 3 3
Metalloprotease 0.0482 2 2

Gene ontology biological process and molecular function categories that were overrepresented in the brain transcriptomic profile are shown (P < 0.05).

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McDonnell et al. BMC Ecology 2013 13:25   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-13-25

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