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Table 2 Classification and relative accumulation of Culex tarsalis salivary glands transcripts that are associated with secreted products

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

Class Number of transcripts Percent of secreted group Function known or presumed? *
Subclass    
Ubiquitous protein families    
   Secreted Enzymes    
Amylase/maltase/chitinase 84 10.9 Y
Serine proteases 16 2.1 Y/N
Adenosine deaminase 4 0.5 Y
Phosphatase 3 0.4 N
DNAse 1 0.1 Y
   Salivary immunity related products 7 0.9 Y
   Antigen 5 family 5 0.6 N
   Mucins 3 0.4 Y
   Serpin 1 0.1 Y
Unique hematophagous Diptera proteins    
   D7/OBP family 66 8.6 Y
   30 kDa antigen/Aegyptin 20 2.6 Y
   6.3 kDa family 11 1.4 N
Uniquely Culicine families    
   30.5 kDa family 40 5.2 N
   23.4 kDa family 2 0.3 N
   41.9 kDa family 2 0.3 N
   62 kDa family 1 0.1 N
   Fragment of culicine salivary protein 1 0.1 N
Uniquely Culex families    
   16.7 kDa family 443 57.5 N
   GQP repeat family 32 4.2 N
   9.7 kDa family 16 2.1 N
   4.2 kDa family 6 0.8 N
   HHI repeat family 4 0.5 N
   Cys rich family 2 0.3 N
   7.8 kDa family 1 0.1 N
  1. * Y for Yes and N for No - Yes is probably an overestimation as proteins can be multi functional