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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.