Nikaido I, Asamizu E, Nakajima M, Nakamura Y, Saga N, Tabata S
Generation of 10,154 Expressed Sequence Tags from a Leafy Gametophyte of a Marine Red Alga, Porphyra yezoensis
DNA Research, 7, 223-227 (2000)
Figures and Tables
Table 1 Classification of 5'-end ESTs by similarity search against the non-redundant protein database.
a) showed similarity to genes of known function,
Similarity Number of groups Number of clones Genes of known functiona) 934 3799 Hypothetical genesb) 146 915 No similarityc) 2187 5440 Total 3267 10154
b) showed similarity to hypothetical genes that have no definition of function,
c) showed no similarity
Table 2 Classification of the non-redundant EST groups with similarity to known protein genes by their functional categories.
Functional categories Number of non-
Energy metabolism 130 Protein synthesis 112 Protein fate 104 Cellular structure, organization and biogenesis 77 Transport and binding proteins 72 Regulatory functions 55 Signal transduction 37 Cellular processes 36 Amino-acid biosynthesis 32 DNA metabolism 21 Fatty acid and phospholipid metabolism 21 Purines, pyrimidines, nucleosides, and nucleotides 16 Central intermediary metabolism 14 General transcription 13 Biosynthesis of cofactors, prosthetic groups, and carriers 7 Growth and development 7 Pathogen responses 7 Secondary metabolism 5 Environmental response 4 Other categories 2 Unclassified 162 Total 934
Kazusa DNA Research Institute
Department of Plant Gene Research