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Table 3 The most abundantly represented transcripts in the cDNA library

From: Desiccation survival in an Antarctic nematode: molecular analysis using expressed sequenced tags

Contig No

Tentative annotation§

Number of ESTs

Percentage (%)

Contig_57

Ribosomal protein

37

1.48

Contig_132

Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 2

33

1.32

Contig_9

Small heat shock protein family

27

1.08

Contig_312

Rab-family member

25

1.00

Contig_87

Aquaporin

24

0.96

Contig_231

DNA-binding protein

23

0.92

Contig_32

Y-box family member

22

0.88

Contig_198

Zinc finger protein

18

0.72

Contig_54

Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase

17

0.68

Contig_56

Translation initiation factor

17

0.68

Contig_67

Chaperonin containing subunit

16

0.64

Contig_301

Glutamate synthase

13

0.52

Contig_287

NADH-dehydrogenase subunit 1

13

0.52

Contig_93

Cathespin b -like cysteine proteinase

13

0.52

Contig_74

Elongation factor 1 alpha

13

0.52

Contig_63

Glutathione S-transferase

12

0.48

Contig_152

Heat shock 70 kda protein

11

0.44

Contig_242

60S ribosomal protein

11

0.44

Contig_131

Elongation factor family member

11

0.44

Contig_29

Aldehyde dehydrogenase

7

0.28

Contig_149

Heat shock 90 kda protein

7

0.28

Contig_313

ATP synthase subunit

7

0.28

Contig_112

Nuclear hormone protein family

7

0.28

  1. §Annotation based on most significant BLAST alignment for each cluster.
  2. Percentage based on total number of high quality sequences.