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Table 3 Distribution of citrus and Arabidopsis genes according to the GO categories of Biological process.

From: A new set of ESTs and cDNA clones from full-length and normalized libraries for gene discovery and functional characterization in citrus

GO category Citrus TAIR
transport 8.41 4.43
protein modification process 6.47 3.50
translation 5.49 3.07
carbohydrate metabolic process 4.58 2.00
catabolic process 4.28 1.50
transcription 4.08 4.21
amino acid and derivative metabolic process 3.94 1.21
response to stress 3.81 4.77
cellular component organization and biogenesis 2.95 3.05
lipid metabolic process 2.36 1.72
cell communication 2.29 2.74
generation of precursor metabolites and energy 2.24 0.52
signal transduction 2.21 2.41
secondary metabolic process 1.92 0.83
response to abiotic stimulus 1.55 2.79
photosynthesis 1.06 0.35
response to endogenous stimulus 0.93 1.90
cell death 0.71 0.33
death 0.71 0.33
response to external stimulus 0.71 0.67
DNA metabolic process 0.57 0.78
response to biotic stimulus 0.49 1.50
reproduction 0.34 2.38
cellular homeostasis 0.30 0.38
anatomical structure morphogenesis 0.25 0.97
growth 0.17 0.63
post-embryonic development 0.15 1.20
cell growth 0.12 0.52
embryonic development 0.10 1.23
cell cycle 0.07 0.50
flower development 0.07 0.64
ripening 0.05 0.01
regulation of gene expression, epigenetic 0.02 0.35
Abscission 0.00 0.03
  1. Citrus genes are those reported here and Arabidopsis genes are those from TAIR. Data are shown as percentages.