Asamizu E, Nakamura Y, Sato S, Fukuzawa H, Tabata S
A Large Scale Structural Analysis of cDNAs in a Unicellular Green Alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. I. Generation of 3433 Non-redundant Expressed Sequence Tags
DNA Research, 6, 369-373 (1999)

Figures and Tables

Table 1 The result of similarity search against the public non-redundant protein database.
Similarity Number of clones Number of groups
Genes from C. reinhardtii 1622 140
Genes from other organisms 6116 677
No similarity 3848 2628
Total 11586 3445

Table 2 Classification of 817 genes matched with non-redundant EST groups into 16 functional categories.
Functional categories Number of the
EST groups
Translation 179
Photosynthesis and respiration 85
Energy metabolism 65
Transport and binding proteins 52
Amino acid biosynthesis 48
Regulatory functions 46
Transcription 40
Cellular processes 35
Biosynthesis of cofactors, prosthetic groups and carries 23
Fatty acid, phospholipid and sterol metabolism 23
Central intermediary metabolism 20
Cell envelope 15
Purines, pyrimidines, nucleosides and nucleotides 11
DNA replication, restriction, modification, recombination and repair 6
Other categories 38
Hypothetical 131
Total 817

Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Kazusa DNA Research Institute
Department of Plant Gene Research