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Table 2 Presentation of the Gene Ontology functional categories in the microarray. Table shows the numbers and frequncies of genes in the clone sets that were used for spotting (SSH – subtracted libraries, EST – normalized libraries).

From: Gene expression in the brain and kidney of rainbow trout in response to handling stress

Gene Ontology classes N on slide SSH EST Selected
Response to external stimulus 147 11 (0.07) 48 (0.11) 88 (0.31)
Response to stress 145 7 (0.04) 30 (0.07) 108 (0.38)
Defense response 105 6 (0.04) 34 (0.08) 65 (0.23)
Humoral immune response 42 3 (0.02) 13 (0.03) 26 (0.09)
Apoptosis 79 6 (0.04) 10 (0.02) 63 (0.22)
Cell communication 139 11 (0.07) 45 (0.11) 83 (0.29)
Cell proliferation 82 8 (0.05) 23 (0.05) 51 (0.18)
Cell cycle 62 2 (0.01) 17 (0.04) 43 (0.15)
Signal transduction 114 5 (0.03) 32 (0.07) 77 (0.27)
Receptor activity 49 3 (0.02) 18 (0.04) 28 (0.10)
Intracellular signaling cascade 49 3 (0.02) 15 (0.04) 31 (0.11)
DNA metabolism 47 5 (0.03) 15 (0.04) 27 (0.09)
Transcription 67 9 (0.05) 21 (0.05) 37 (0.13)
Chaperone activity 41 4 (0.02) 12 (0.03) 25 (0.09)