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Table 1 Classification of transcripts associated with housekeeping function

From: The salivary gland transcriptome of the neotropical malaria vector Anopheles darlingi reveals accelerated evolution of genes relevant to hematophagy

Class Number of transcripts Percent of housekeeping group
Protein synthesis machinery 429 53.8
Unknown conserved 114 14.3
Energy metabolism 79 9.9
Conserved secreted proteins 37 4.6
Protein modification machinery 23 2.9
Signal transduction 22 2.8
Proteasome machinery 20 2.5
Protein export machinery 15 1.9
Transcription machinery 11 1.4
Transporter/storage 10 1.3
Carbohydrate metabolism 8 1.0
Cytoskeletal 8 1.0
Nuclear regulation 6 0.8
Secondary products metabolism 6 0.8
Amino acid metabolism 4 0.5
Lipid metabolism 2 0.3
Nucleotide metabolism 1 0.1
Intermediary metabolism 1 0.1
Extracellular matrix and adhesion 1 0.1
Total 797