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Table 2 The most highly expressed genes in the fungus garden

From: The fungal symbiont of Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants expresses the full spectrum of genes to degrade cellulose and other plant cell wall polysaccharides

Tag id Enzyme function deduced from blast hits as in Table1 Top Middle Bottom Test for equal level P
Mean tag count (95% CI)
14513 Cerato-platanin-related secreted protein 4918 (3465, 6370) 7389 (0, 15778) 4459 (3571, 5347) 0.51
6186 Cyclophilin (peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase) 2818 (2029, 3607) 3764 (2535, 4993) 2628 (2333, 2922) 0.10
22660 Conserved hypothetical protein 3196 (1902, 4489) 1554 (401, 2707) 1427 (811, 2043) 0.042
21633 NADH-quinone oxidoreductase 2680 (2014, 3346) 2851 (1744, 3958) 1477 (1122, 1831) 7.1e-3
28405 Hydrophobic surface binding protein 2445 (957, 3933) 1108 (715, 1501) 1893 (1488, 2298) 0.011
20658 Phosphate transporter 917 (377, 1457) 2124 (891, 3356) 2293 (1253, 3333) 0.027
19506 Laccase small subunit 2044 (1208, 2881) 1578 (1202, 1955) 433 (336, 529) 4.9e-4
3396 Laccasea 1757 (860, 2655) 507 (320, 693) 210 (161, 258) 4.0e-3
3360 Ubiquitin conjugating enzyme 1709 (1389, 2030) 1583 (1161, 2005) 1393 (752, 2035) 0.51
24891 Cellobiohydrolase (CBHI-II) [GH7] 449 (13, 885) 51 (0, 137) 1211 (911, 1512) 2.2e-4
7614 Acetyl xylan esterase [CE1] 88 (38, 137) 175 (0, 395) 1168 (917, 1419) 3.0e-4
19652 Glutathione S-transferase 1147 (701, 1592) 998 (726, 1271) 889 (633, 1146) 0.43
  1. The table includes genes peaking at more than 1000 tag counts, but excludes ribosomal RNA and ribosomal protein genes.
  2. aLgLcc8 identified by De Fine Licht et al. [8] [GenBank:JQ307230].