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Table 5 Exon structure differences between female- and male- preferred transcript isoforms

From: Somatic sex-specific transcriptome differences in Drosophila revealed by whole transcriptome sequencing

1711 Genes with Multiple Isoforms 5prime Exon 5prime Extension Internal Exon 3prime Extension 3prime Exon
Number of Genes 786 226 562 275 230
Median Length (bases) 240 21.5 196.5 99 544.5
362 Genes with Significant Ratios 5prime Exon 5prime Extension Internal Exon 3prime Extension 3prime Exon
Number of Genes 157 49 120 64 36
P value* 0.18 0.43 0.43 0.18 0.018†
Median Length (bases) 194 18 157.5 155.5 725.5
P value+ 0.012† 0.16 0.022† 0.17 0.043††
263 Genes with Significant Ratios downstream tra 5prime Exon 5prime Extension Internal Exon 3prime Extension 3prime Exon
Number of Genes 118 36 92 50 26
P value* 0.43 0.48 0.21 0.088 0.03†
Median Length (bases) 206 17.5 153.5 467.5 725.5
P value+ 0.094 0.35 0.026† 0.0029†† 0.14
90 Genes with Robust Male Isoform Expression 5prime Exon 5prime Extension Internal Exon 3prime Extension 3prime Exon
Number of Genes 35 14 25 24 8
P value* 0.11 0.29 0.19 0.0053†† 0.13
Median Length (bases) 194 15.5 136 623.5 494.5
P value+ 0.015† 0.45 0.17 0.00067†† 0.46
42 Genes with Robust Female Isoform Expression 5prime Exon 5prime Extension Internal Exon 3prime Extension 3prime Exon
Number of Genes 18 4 16 7 3
P value* 0.42 0.34 0.27 0.52 0.17
Median Length (bases) 224.5 45 180.5 9 3703
P value+ 0.28 0.13 0.33 0.087 0.0056††
  1. *Wilcoxon Rank-Sum Test
  2. +One-sided Hypergeometric test
  3. indicates underrepresented and †† indicates overrepresented.
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