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Table 1 Classification and relative accumulation of Culex tarsalis salivary glands transcripts that are associated with housekeeping function

From: An insight into the sialotranscriptome of the West Nile mosquito vector, Culex tarsalis

Class Number of transcripts Percent of housekeeping group
Protein synthesis machinery 279 43.8
Unknown conserved 120 18.8
Transporters and storage 44 6.9
Energy metabolism 30 4.7
Protein modification machinery 29 4.6
Amino acid metabolism 21 3.3
Signal transduction 17 2.7
Carbohydrate metabolism 15 2.4
Protein export machinery 15 2.4
Cytoskeletal 11 1.7
Transcription machinery 11 1.7
Lipid metabolism 10 1.6
Proteasome machinery 10 1.6
Extracellular matrix 7 1.1
Nuclear regulation 6 0.9
Immunity 4 0.6
Intermediate/secondary metabolism 4 0.6
Nucleic acid metabolism 2 0.3
Transcription factors 2 0.3
Total 637