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Table 2 Frequency distribution of B. mori CCE genes based on the tissues from which the EST clones were derived.

From: Genomic analysis of carboxyl/cholinesterase genes in the silkworm Bombyx mori

tissue CCE gene Number of EST clones
midgut 23 104
corpora allata 12 39
silk gland 12 34
ovary 12 25
brain 10 16
pheromone gland 10 15
wing 9 16
fat body 8 25
hemocyte 6 22
testis 5 8
compound eyes 4 10
maxillary galea 4 7
epidermis 3 3
Malpighian tubules 2 19
Verson's gland 2 9
prothoracic gland 2 2